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Wayne County Board honors retirees at June meeting

All the retirees together
The Wanye County Board of Education recognized the 2017-2018 retirees at a reception following the June Board meeting. The 2017-2018 retirees were: Patty Abbott, Karen Blevins, Carolyn Brammer, Sue Breeding, Debra Bristow, Allen Clark, Diana Coffey, Demetra Cooper, James Cooper, Maxine Dick, Anita Edwards, Sandra Ferguson, Karen Gibson, Brenda Harrison, Sylvia Hicks, Sherry Huckaby, Janice Kammer, Virginia Morrow, Cindy Patton, Tim Pyles, Nancy Sawyer, Alvin Sexton, Melanie Sexton, Sandra Shaw, Matilda Slagle, Tammye Sumpter, Wilma Upchurch, and Johnny Young. Combined the retirees have served 706.5 total years.


The retirees standing in a line
The group of retirees honored at the June Board of Education meeting
Back row (l-r): Allen Clark, Tim Pyles, Sherry Huckaby, Alvin Sexton, Melanie Sexton, Janice Kammer, Cindy Patton
Front row (l-r): Karen Gibson, Caroyln Brammer, Nancy Sawyer, Virginia Morrow, Sylvia Hicks, Tammye Sumpter, Debra Bristow, Anita Edwards, Brenda Harrison
The plaques for the retirees
There were several plaques awarded to the retiring district faculty
Donna and retiree
Donna Blevins presenting Melanie Sexton with her plaque
Alvin Sexton getting his retiree plaque
Alvin Sexton
Donna with retiree
Virginia Morrow
Tim Pyles getting his plaque
Tim Pyles
Tammye Sumpter getting her plaque
Tammye Sumpter
Donna and retiree
Allen Clark
Nancy Sawyer getting her plaque
Nancy Sawyer
Donna giving a retiree her plaque
Carolyn Brammer
Janice Kammer getting her plaque
Janice Kammer
Sherry Huckaby getting her plaque
Sherry Huckaby
Donna giving a retiree her plaque
Sylvia Hicks
Retiree with lunch ladies
Former Nutrition Director Karen Gibson smiles with her food service staff
Dean and Tammye Sumpter
Retired Bell/Monticello Elementary educator Tammye Sumpter with son Dean Sumpter
Tim Pyles with family
Tim Pyles with wife Telene and daughter Temisha
Nancy Sawyer with family
Nancy Sawyer and daughter Emily Sawyer Lucia
Anita Edwards with her family
Anita Edwards (right) with daughters Kaitlin (left) and Arin Edwards (center)
Retiree with family
Media Specialist Debra Bristow celebrates with her husband, Bob Bristow
Girls sitting at a table
Cindy Patton with sister, Tracy Patton
People in a line to get food
Allen Clark and Sylvia Hicks helping themselves to the celebratory banquet
Lunch ladies cutting the cake and pouring punch for the retirees
Melinda Vaughn (right) serving cake and punch
Retirees and their families gathered together for a meal
Retirees and their families enjoying the meal

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