The 23rd annual Recognition and Retirement Banquet celebrated those from Bald Eagle Area School District who are retiring this school year. The event was held May 28 at the middle and high school cafeteria.
Those retirees are
-Cynthia Baughman, food service, 25 years
-Vickie Bradley, food service, 27 years
-Sharon Lansberry, food service, 18 years-
-Kathy Ryba, library assistant, 14 years
-Helen Showers, Wingate fourth-grade teacher, 32 years
-John Urbanik, computer network administrator, 21 years
-Joseph Walk, custodian, 20 years
Combined, the seven individuals have more than 157 years of service to BEA.
The annual Carolyn D. Connelly Award was also presented to a current teacher in the middle school who has shown consistent devotion to her students. The recipient, Jamie Smith, is a life skills teacher, who has been working at BEA for 13 years.