Scott Dorsett, with 10 years as director of athletics and personal finance teacher at The Webb School, was recognized by The Webb School Parents' Association with the 2018 WSPA Faculty Enrichment Award. Ashlea Shepard, WSPA president, presented the award at the opening of school recognition dinner on Aug. 8.
The Faculty Enrichment Award is presented annually to an outstanding member of the teaching faculty who has taught at The Webb School for at least three years. Students and families cast votes to select the recipient.
Dorsett, a resident of Murfreesboro, expressed appreciation for the award and added, "It's all about the students to me. God has given me the gift to work with students and make an impact on their lives. I thank Webb for the opportunity 10 years ago to lead the athletics department. I'm blessed to have an unbelievable athletics staff and get to work with a top-notch faculty and staff. I appreciate all the hard work of the WSPA. I'm honored to receive the 2018 Faculty Enrichment Award."
Dorsett, a certified master athletic administrator, teaches a personal finance course for juniors and seniors and has coached softball and girls' basketball during his time at Webb. During his tenure, Webb has added football and cheerleading. Dorsett is the 2018-2020 president of the Tennessee Interscholastic Athletics Administrators Association and is a national speaker about athletic administration.
Several other awards were presented at the annual event by Ray Broadhead, head of school. Those recognized and their number of service years included L.R. Smith, History and Ethics Teacher, 40 years; Moira Smith Foreign Language Department Chair and French Teacher, 35 years; Ralph Jones, History Teacher, 30 years; Raymond Pryor, Director of Technology and Computer Science Teacher, 25 years; Kay Young, Math Teacher, 20 years; Ann Chandler, Library/Technology/College Counseling Assistant, 15 years; David Glavan, Sage Dining Services Manager, Adam Morgan, Physical Plant Manager and Susan Mullen, String Orchestra Director and Strings Teacher, 10 years; and Jonathan Chicken, History Teacher; Anne Crick, Administration Administrative Assistant; and Marylou Foust, Custodial Staff.Chicken, Foust, Young, Pryor, Moira Smith and L.R. Smith are Bedford County residents.