Ohio County Schools Honors Retirees

Ohio County Schools on Tuesday said thank you to 18 retiring employees who were recognized for 325 collective years of service to the school system.

Superintendent Kimberly Miller welcomed retiring teachers and service personnel members to the annual Ohio County Schools Retiree Reception. She thanked them for their many years of service and their efforts to offer the best education possible to the children of Ohio County.

“They are all true professionals, and they always understood that they were working on behalf of our students,” Miller said.

“I’m proud of them because of their dedication to the children of Ohio County Schools. We are grateful for their many years of excellent service to this school system, and I know that they will be sorely missed.”

Miller presented each retiree with a certificate of appreciation. They also received a lifetime pass to Wheeling Park High School athletic events.

Retirees honored and their time of service to Ohio County Schools are as follows.

Professional Staff

Sherry Bender – 36 years

James Blaney – seven years

Peter Chacaclos – 34 years

Beth Durkin – 37 years

Kathryn Miller – 24 years

Nancy Oliver – 8.5 years

Mary Palma – 26 years

Ellen Schuetz – 25 years

Service Professional Staff

Gerald Hercules – 12.5 years

Thomas John – 6.5 years

William Johns – 22 years

Sandra Murray – 19 years

Bernard Och – 12 years

Martha Sayre – 23.5 years

Timothy Smith – six years

Clarence Whetstone – 6.5 years

Michael Witt – seven years

David Ziegler – 12.5 years


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