Retired Pasco High School teacher and former school board member Jeffery Dong will receive the first Pasco High School Lifetime Achievement Award at halftime during the Gravel Pit Championship on Friday.
Dong joined Pasco High School in 1967 teaching history and coaching tennis. His career spanned 40 years and included many accolades such as the Staff Achievement Award, Coach of the Year, and Teacher of the Year.
He most recently served as a member of the Pasco school board. He resigned from the board in February after an extended illness.
The award seeks to honor outstanding individuals who have touched the lives of Pasco High School students and left a lasting legacy through their influence and passion.