William “Bill” Burgess, Drama Teacher

Henry D. 'Hank' Egbert, Principal/FounderMr. Burgess was Sahuaro’s first drama teacher, founding a program he ran until his retirement in 1983.  He was inducted into the Sahuaro High School Cougar Foundation Hall of Fame in 1994.

Bill passed away on December 12, 2013 and requested that all remembrances in his honor be sent for scholarships to the Sahuaro Cougar Foundation which he supported throughout his teaching career and retirement.