When Scott Jamison is teaching children about crime scene investigation or sharing his telecommunications skills at the Childrenâ€™s Museum of Oak Ridge, he arrives with a smile that shows his selflessness and generosity.
Jamison recently received the museumâ€™s annual Friend of the Child Award for volunteering his business and telecommunications skills, as well as his teaching skills, when the staff seeks his help.
â€œWhen Scott walks in the door, frequently responding to urgent pleas for help, there is only one desireâ€”and that is to make things work,â€ said Ronnie Bogard, former museum board member who presented the award to Jamison.
The award is presented in memory of Selma Shapiro, Bogardâ€™s mother and the museumâ€™s executive director for its first 31 years. With her vision and resourcefulness, Shapiro built the museum from a its single-room beginnings to fill a former school building. The award was established to honor an individual who has contributed in a big way to the success of the museum. [Read more…]