Teacher SpotlightšŸ”¦: Rick Murphy


Name: Rick Murphy

What Subject/classes/sports/clubs do you teach/coach/advise: Band

How long teaching: 39 years at THS: 3 years

Family: I have two grown children and two lovely grandchildren – Ruby and Lily.

Favorite thing about teaching: Conducting the Wind Symphony (concert season)

Least favorite thing about teaching: Having to deal with unruly students (a rarity)

Hobby outside of school: Tennis/racquetball Ā Ā Ā Ā 

People would be surprised to know: I have 38 pairs of Nike Vapor tennis shoes.

Most memorable moment as a teacher: Winning my 1st State Marching Band Championship in Tennessee (won 5)