(Baton Rouge, La.)- The Louisiana Retired Teachers Association presented Bossier City resident Jan Webb with the Name of Fame award at its Fall Meeting on Oct. 23. The Name of Fame award is presented to an active LRTA member who is involved in the organization.
Webb began her teaching career at Haughton High School, where she was head of the social studies department. Webb later taught at Parkway High School as a business education teacher. She was also head of its business education department and served as its National Honor Society director and COE coordinator.
“Teaching was a joy. It really was,” said Webb as she accepted her award during the convention banquet. “Those were some of my greatest memories.”
Upon her retirement, Webb joined LRTA and the Bossier Retired Teachers Association, a local unit of retired teachers that is associated with LRTA. Webb served as chair of officer elections, membership and food service for BRTA. Webb is currently the District XI president. District XI encompasses Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne and Webster parishes.
In addition to serving in LRTA, Webb is a member of the American Business Women’s Association. She is also scholarship chair of Altrusa, a national literacy organization. Webb participates in Make a Difference Day every year.
Webb attended Southern Arkansas University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business education. She has a master’s degree from Louisiana State University and has completed a +30 from Louisiana Tech University. Webb has also served as a supervisor for the COE program at Northwestern State University.
The Louisiana Retired Teachers Association is a nonprofit organization that is devoted to protecting and enhancing benefits for individuals receiving retirement benefits from the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana. For more information about LRTA, visit lrta.net.