Tom Durr, physical education teacher at Moore Elementary, was honored recently for distinguished service by the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD).
Durr has taught physical education in the Pasadena ISD for 31 years, including 30 years at Moore.
A frequent presenter at TAHPERD conventions, Durr has served as a coordinator for Jump Rope For Heart since 1980. He has served as chairman for the TAHPERD Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart programs.
His students at Moore have raised $317,000 for the American Heart Association during his time there.
Tom Durr (right) receives his Distinguished Service Award
from TAHPERD President Mario Reyna.