Chelmsford High School Alumni Association
CLASS OF 2014
JEFFREY D. DOHERTY
Awarding Criteria: Will be awarded to a high-ranking senior who has performed outstanding service to Chelmsford High School
Ms Deborah Haywood
Ms Marian Smith
President Matthew O\'Keefe
Vice-President Bradford Hausler
Secretary Kathryn Clancy
Treasurer Derek Bossi
Jeffrey D. Doherty was the Dean of Emerson House at Chelmsford High School from1995 to 2014. He did his undergraduate studies in English at Merrimack College and in 1976 began his career in education as an English teacher at Parker Junior High School in Chelmsford. He also received a Master of Education in Secondary Administration in 1993 from UMass Lowell.
From 1979 to 1995, Jeffrey was a distinguished and celebrated faculty member of the English department at Chelmsford High School. He was dedicated to his students not only in the classroom but in numerous extracurricular activities as an energetic, caring coach, drama director, and class advisor.
Jeffrey’s dedication and commitment to students and colleagues in every endeavor have been a hallmark of his career. As teacher, coach, advisor, and dean, Jeffrey has demonstrated his enthusiasm and passion for the art of teaching and has left a legacy of excellence in teaching and leadership at Chelmsford High School.