POMEROY — Eleven Meigs Local teachers with an accumulation of 300 years of classroom teaching and three people who provided support services for a total of 100 years were honored Tuesday with a luncheon at the Meigs Local Central Office.
Meigs Local Superintendent Rusty Bookman congratulated the retirees and presented each one with a basket of flowers donated by Mitch Meadows of Middleport.
The luncheon was hosted by the Meigs Local Board of Education and the Central Office staff. Others attending besides the retirees were the administrative and supervisory personnel from all three schools — Meigs Primary and Elementary School, Meigs Middle School and Meigs High School.
The retiring teachers with their respective years of service were Mary Stewart, 30 years; Ron Drexler, 32, Donna Jenkins, 35, Ralph Werry, 21; Opal Grueser, 22; Marsha Radabaugh, 38; Linda Stanley, 30; Kathy Brauer, 30; and Julia Vaughan, 31. Retiring from the staff of support personnel in the Meigs system were Ida Martin, 31 years and Charlie Williamson, 30 years, both bus drivers; and Jeannie Witherell, 14 years and Sandy Butcher, 22 years, both personal assistants to handicapped students.