Daryl Smith, an assistant teaching professor of management in the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri System has been awarded a 2020 William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. The fellowships, which includes a $10,000 check, are awarded to five outstanding teachers at the University of Missouri each year.
Daryl Smith has extensive experience in the business management world, including work at some of the largest companies in the country, such as ESPN, ABC and Cox Communications. Before joining MU, Smith served as the director of Vasey Academy. Under his leadership, the scholars of Vasey graduated at a rate of nearly 90%. Additionally, he is known for constantly encouraging his students to become the best version of themselves.