New Hampshire dealer Paul J. Holloway, active in and general to the state's higher educational system, is this year's Time Magazine Quality Dealer of the Year.
The 1998 chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Assn. chairman, Holloway received the Time honor at NADA's 2004 convention in Las Vegas.
He was picked among 63 dealers nominated for the 35th annual award.
Holloway is president of Dreher-Holloway Inc., a five-franchise operation in southern New Hampshire. He's been in automotive retailing for more than 40 years.
He's served on the Board of Trustees of the University System of New Hampshire for 16 years, and was appointed chairman for the final four years.
He is a recipient of the Robert Frost Outstanding Citizen Award and various others associated with the UniversityofNew Hampshire where a new residence hall is named after him and a student center dedicated to him.
Runner-up finalists for the Time award:
Alan DeBoer, Town & Country Chevrolet Olds, AshlandOR;Donald Rodman, RodmanFord Sales Inc, Foxboro, MA; Vernon Trecek, Trecek AutomotiveofPortage(WI);andHenry Trotter III of Trotter Ford Lincoln Mercury, Pine Bluff, AR.