Focusing on Students: Scott Ward ’92 Wins Endowed Chair

Congratulations to Scott Ward ’92, director of aquatics at the McDonogh School, who was recently recognized for his excellence in teaching with the Thomas R. Harper Endowed Teaching Chair. From the Reisterstown Patch:

Scott Ward, director of aquatics at the McDonogh School, isn’t much for personal accolades.

Ward, a 1992 UMBC graduate, doesn’t know his record of wins as swimming and water polo coach at McDonogh, where he thinks he’s worked for about 18 years, give or take.

That Ward doesn’t even keep track of the most simple statistic – time of service – makes his point.

“I just feel like it’s not that important,” Ward said. “I can look it up.”

Being more focused on student athletes than himself is perhaps exactly why Ward was awarded the Thomas R. Harper Endowed Teaching Chair at the school.

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