Pasco Educator and Coach Remembered

A longtime Pasco educator, coach and advisor was remembered in a funeral service at Pasco High  School today.

Jeffery dong passed away December 21.

He was 69 years old.

Dong began his teaching career in 1967 as a history instructor at Pasco High School.

Over the next 40 years, Dong coached tennis, helped students earn high grades on the AP test, and even built the Pasco High Key Club to one of the strongest clubs in the state.

Dong retired in 2007, but continued his service as a Pasco School District board member.

He leaves a lasting legacy in the form of the Jeff Dong Endowment Scholarship Fund, which is awarded to one graduating senior in the Pasco School District each year.