Ann M. Scroggie: Spirit of Gainesville nominee
Published: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 2:35 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 2:35 p.m.
Ann has had a career in teaching public speaking, deaf education and storytelling. She was in teaching for over 48 years. She was the coach of the Speed and Debate team at Santa Fe College and traveled with the team many years. She taught and coached several national winners in Public Speaking and Debate.
About Ann M. Scroggie
Occupation: Retired Professor Emeritus and Storyteller
Years in Gainesville: 46
Spouse: Everett Scroggie, Jr.
Children: Deigh Hoffer, Dr. Daren Scroggie, Danna Anderson
She became interested in Storytelling and received a Masters Degree in Storytelling from East Tennessee State University about 8 years ago.
Ann is a member of the Florida Storytelling Association and has held several board positions. She is also a member of the National Storytelling Association and has been chairperson of the Brimstone award committee. She is chairperson of the Storytelling in Higher Education for NSN. She is involved in Storytelling, Self and Society as Journal Educational BOard member. Ann does storytelling in sign language for the deaf and is a Certified Christian Storyteller.
In the Florida Community College Activities Association, she has been in the Hall of Fame (2006), Forensics President, and Coach of the Year.
In Phi Pho Pi, she was National Forensics Coach of the Year.
As a board member of the Florida Storytelling Association, she has helped plan and coordinate the State Workshops.
At Santa Fe Community College she was Professor of the year.
Ann is still involved in the local, state and national associations and will continue to be involved in the Art of Storytelling in the future. She supports the Youth Storytelling Groups on all levels.
Submitted by Everett Scroggie, Jr.