Bob Daugherty, an American History teacher at Dobie High, has been selected for a 2011 Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award by Humanities Texas. Daughterty is one of 12 Texas teachers to receive the award this year.
The award recognizes the contributions of exemplary teachers of history, literature, foreign languages, government, social studies and other humanitarian disciplines in Texas elementary schools, middle schools and high schools.
Daugherty, now wrapping up his 14th year at Dobie, will receive a $5,000 check. Dobie will receive $500 to apply to upgrades in the school's humanities programs.
Humanities Texas is affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities.