Professor Tom Stephens, a longtime educator and former Superintendent of the Wentzville School District, will receive the Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award at a ceremony Nov. 21 at the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton, Mo.
Stephens earned his Doctorate in Education at St. Louis University. He received a B.S.Ed. in Art from the University of Missouri -Columbia. In 2002, he retired as Superintendent of the Wentzville School District after concluding a career in education that spanned 33 years. He and his wife, Jackie, live in Lake Saint Louis.