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Board of Education honors retiring employees
Warren County Schools offered a proper sendoff for 23 of its employees who retired during the 2015-16 school year.
Warren County’s Board of Education bid farewell to 23 employees Thursday night during a retirement dinner held in their honor.“I appreciate what you’ve done for the school system and the children of Warren County,” said Director of Schools Bobby Cox. “We appreciate your loyal service.”Retiring, with their years of service, are: Betty DeArmond, 13 yearsBeverly Melton, 15 yearsLinda Bell, 15 yearsBrenda West, 16 yearsMartha Hunter, 16 yearsLinda Wanamaker, 21 yearsTreva Horton, 23 yearsJoye Fuston, 26 yearsRamona Cooper, 28 yearsSally D. Heath, 29 yearsJenny Jacobs, 29 yearsSusan Phillips, 29 yearsCheryl Bishop, 30 yearsMelissa Yancy, 30 yearsDenise Newby Miller, 30 yearsJim Duvall, 31 yearsMary Delia Walker, 32 yearsBetty Wood, 36 yearsMary Ann Blankenship, 36 yearsTeresa Hyatt, 37 yearsSydney L. Prater, 39 yearsMary Sanders, 40 yearsLinda Bost, 40 years “Every year, I try to come up with something inspirational to say,” said Cox. “I have The Starfish Story and I hope you enjoy it.”The Starfish Story:A young man is walking along the ocean and sees a beach on which thousands and thousands of starfish have washed ashore.