The Hall of Honor includes the following South Carolina educators:
Septima Poinsette Clark (1898—1987), schoolteacher, civil rights leader, founder of the Citizenship Schools, and recipient of the National Book Award;
J. A. DeLaine (1898—1974), schoolteacher, civil rights leader, community leader who led the efforts to file the Briggs v. Elliott case;
Wil Lou Gray (1883—1984), pioneer in adult education and founder of the Opportunity School program;
David Bancroft Johnson (1856—1928), founder and president of Winthrop University, the state’s historic teacher training institution;
Thomas Ezekiel Miller (1849—1938), founder and president of South Carolina’s first state supported college for blacks, South Carolina State University.