The late Hubert C. "Ted" Hersey of Middletown was an internationally recognized science teacher at St. George's school, chairman of the school's science and computer departments and renowned teacher of physics. Hersey was also a highly successful coach of cross-country and track & field. His prominence in teaching earned him a 1992 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching, and in 1995 he received the prestigious Milken Family educator's Award as the first private school educator ever to be granted that honor. Hersey has also been elected to the St. George's Athletics Hall of Fame. The Ted Hersey Track, an all-weather track at St. George's, completed in the fall of 1996, was named in his honor, as was the Hubert C. Hersey Track Award for Most Valuable Player.
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