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school retirementPOWDERLY, Ky. (7/10/13) – Several hard-working Muhlenberg School System employees enjoyed their last day in style Monday, July 8th, at a special dinner and award presentation at the Felix Martin Jr. Hall on the Muhlenberg West Campus.
 
Gail Johnson, Public Relations and Community Education Director for the school system, noted to the crowd that the "twenty-three retirees retiring this year represent a total of 581 years of dedicated experience to our school system."
 
Each retiree was given the Royal Treatment at the Muhlenberg County School System Retirement Recognition Night.
 
State Representative Brent Yonts was on hand to present each of those present with an official certificate making each a "Kentucky Colonel".
 
Several of those retiring were school bus drivers, and Yonts noted that he had no trouble remembering his school's bus driver, since he attended school in a one room school house where the same person taught all grades 1 through 6.
 
Interim Supt. Sonny Fentress told the retirees, "On behalf of the Muhlenberg Board of Education I want to say 'Thank you' for a job well done. Enjoy your retirement. You have all earned it. /
 
Retirees in attendance included Margaret Johnson, Marie Jernigan, Wayne Stewart, Connie Meriwether, Sandra Wells, Debbie Groves, and Diane Walters.

Other retirees include: (in order of years of service)

10 and Under Years
Margaret Johnson / custodian @ East / 7 years
Melessia Thresher / Bus Driver / 8 years /
 
More than 10 Years
Jerry King / Bus Driver / 16 years /
Polly Vincent / Central Office/Sec / 17 years
Carolyn Davis / Bus Driver / 18 years
Diane Fitzhugh / Bus Monitor / 19 years
Marie Jernigan / MSES Sec / 22 years
Freda McCay / Bus Driver / 22 years
Wayne Stewart / Bus Driver / 22 years
Constance Meriwether / Gville Elem Teacher / 23 years
Susan James / Excep Child Inst / Lon/ 26 years
Dorothy Bibbs-Kendrick / Lon Elem Teacher / 27 years /
Saundra Key / Exce Child Inst/West 27 years
Elizabeth Long / MSMS Teacher / 27 years
Sandra Wells / Bus Driver / 27 years
Diana Noe / Bus Driver / 31 years
Beverly Underwood / MCHS/East Sec / 31 years
Charlene Staples / MSMS Cook / 31 years
Deborah Groves / Bus Driver / 32 years
Martha Diane Walters / MCHS/West / 35 years
Vicki Wilkins / Food Service (Dir) / 35 years
Dale Todd / Superintendent / 36 years
Darwin Baggett / MNMS Curr Spec / 42 years

581 Total Years’ Experience

Paul McRee
SurfKY News

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