The 2021 Wall of Leaders winners have been announced by the Waynesville School District Foundation has announced the 2021 Wall of Leaders honorees. Dr. Carey Bottom, a 1968 graduate, has been named the 2021 Lifetime Achievement – Alumni Award recipient and Nelson Morgan, a teacher for 26 years in the Waynesville School District, has been named the 2021 Outstanding Educational Professional recipient. As an early adopter of project-based learning, Nelson Morgan promoted hands-on activities to reinforce students’ understanding of history, while igniting a lasting passion. For 26 years, he combined his journalism degree, storytelling talent and his memory for trivia to bring history to life for his students. Prior to his becoming a teacher, Nelson Morgan worked as sports director and announcer at KJPW Radio. A 1968 Waynesville High School graduate, Dr. Carey Bottom earned bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in chemistry from Missouri University of Science and Technology in 1972, 1975 and 1979. His superior technical expertise and understanding of business economics make him a go-to expert in pharmaceutical and related industries, leading start-up and existing ventures. The pair will be recognized during the 2022 Showcase Waynesville Schools that will be held on Thursday, May 5th, 2022. Their bios will be engraved on a plaque and installed on the Wall of Leaders at Waynesville High School.