Karl Dugal's mother Heidi was recently named Local Teacher of the Year by Wal-Mart, and was featured in iBerkshires, North Adams, Mass. Dugal not only teaches sixth grade (as well as eighth-grade science) but also serves as leader of the school’s drama team, as basketball coach, ski club adviser, Student Council adviser, organizer of the Readathon and head of the community serving program. In her spare time, she does private tutoring and gardening. She was selected from more than 50 teachers nominated in North Berkshire. Karl is a member of the Hobart Class of 2004.