Juanita Strait

Year Inducted


Career Field



  • Popular “neighbor” to scholarship hall students for 60 years
  • Piano teacher for many years in the Lawrence community and as part of the KU faculty during World War II
  • Contributed to scholarship fund in honor of her husband and to the Joseph R. Pearson School of Education
  • Choir Director for the First Christian Church for more than 30 years
  • Active member of the University Women’s Club, the Retired Faculty Club, and Sigma Kappa Sorority