Headmaster - Mr. Roland T. McKoy
Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy is proud to announce Mr. Roland T. McKoy as our first headmaster. Mr. McKoy has held numerous positions in education in his career. He has served as Elementary School Counselor, Elementary School Principal, High School Principal, Assistant Superintendent and Interim Superintendent. With his impressive background Mr. McKoy brings years of expertise to Paul R Brown Leadership Academy. As the first Headmaster of PBLA he is more than qualified to make the dream of PBLA a reality. Serving as Superintendent of Bladen County Schools he managed a school district with over 5000 students PreK-12, 30 schools, 800 plus staff members, and a budget of more than 55 million dollars. He developed a district-wide school accountability system including school quality reviews, school progress reports and a data dashboard. He developed a matrix for ranking facility needs and created a Superintendent’s Standards Review Committee to reduce costs. As Superintendent of Bladen County Schools he developed programs that closed the math, and reading achievement gap in grades three to eight, between economically disadvantaged and not economically disadvantaged students. Under his leadership the achievement gap between economically disadvantaged and not economically disadvantaged students also was closed in Algebra I and English I high school students.
Mr. McKoy holds a Bachelors of Arts from Fayetteville State University, a Masters of Education, in Guidance & Counseling from North Carolina A&T State University and a Certification in Administration from Fayetteville State University.
Mr. McKoy belongs to the NC Association of School Administration, the Association for Supervisor and Curriculum Development (ASCD), the NC Principal and Assistant Principal Association, the Bladen County Hospital Board of Directors, and the Bladen County Department of Social Service Board of Directors.
Mr. McKoy's dedication has earned him the Wachovia Principal of the Year award three years and the Bladen County Administrator of the Year award.
Commandant of Cadets - Carl Treveris Lloyd
Carl Treveris Lloyd worked in the profession of private military school education from 1992 to 2013. He was a part of the leadership team that established the Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy. As Commandant of Cadets he is responsible for the health, welfare, morale and discipline of 100 cadets in grades 6th to 11th.
He served nine years in the North Carolina National Guard as an enlisted man. He is a graduate of the US Army Primary Leadership Development Course, the TOW Gunners Course, the National Guard Basic Recruiters Course and the Dragon Gunners Course. His awards include the Army Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon, the Army Service Ribbon, and the North Carolina Service Ribbon. In 1989 he was named scout of the year for Troop E 196th Cavalry. He holds a commission of Captain in the United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol. In 2004 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the North Carolina State Defense Militia by Governor Mike Easley.
His private education career started as a TAC Officer at Oak Ridge Military Academy in Oak Ridge, North Carolina. He would later go on to become Senior TAC, Assistant Commandant, and Deputy Commandant. In 1997 he was promoted to Commandant of Cadets. He was the first African American in the schools 145 year history to hold the title of Commandant of Cadets. In 1997 he was named the Director of Leadership Studies at Millersburg Military Academy (Millersburg, Kentucky). In 1998 he was named Commandant of Cadets at MMA becoming the first African American to hold the title in the schools 105 year history. While at Millersburg he started the Academy’s first summer school program. In 2002 he was named the Middle School Commandant at St Johns Military School in Salina, Kansas. At S.J.M.S. he started their first academic and military summer program. In 2003 he returned to O.R.M.A as the Commandant of Cadets. From 2009 to 2013 he served as deputy Commandant of Cadets for ST Johns Northwestern Military Academy (Delafield, Wisconsin).
He holds a B.S. from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University in Public Relations Communications. While at A & T he served as commander of the Army ROTC & Air Force ROTC Drill Teams. He pledged the National Society of Pershing Rifles. As a Pershing Rifleman he served as its drill team commander and chapter president. As drill team commander he revitalized the drill team which went on to win the college national runner up title. He was also voted Pershing Rifleman of the year by his peers.
He has coached high school football and middle school football at each one of his schools. At each one of his schools he has started or revitalized the school’s drill teams. His teams have been successful in winning countless awards and competitions. In 1996 his O.R.M.A Drill Team won the National High School Drill Team Championships. In 2004 his O.R.M.A. drill team was first runner up of the US Army JROTC Eastern Region Championships. His S.J.N.M.A. team won the challenge division at the US Army Western Region in 2010. In 2011 they finished first runner-up in the Challenge division at the National High School Drill Team Championships and won the American Legion Coca Cola National Drill Team Championships. In 2012 his team would win their second American Legion Coca Cola National Championship. In 2011 his drill team was selected to perform for the Veterans Day opening montage of ESPN’s Monday Night Football.
He is the son of Juanita Andrews Wilson, Herman Wilson and Carl Lloyd. He attended East Arcadia School from kindergarten thru ninth grade. He is a 1986 graduate of East Bladen high school. While at East Bladen High School he was a member of the tennis team, the football team, JROTC and the Drill Team.
He has been married for nineteen years to Theresa Blanks of Kelly, NC. They have two sons Trever 17 and Tyler 15.