retiring Mansfield City Schools employees honored for more than 30 years of service
were Mark Ward, Doreen Givens, Rhonda Radcliffe, Louise Yochheim and Jennifer
retiring employees of Mansfield City Schools were thanked Thursday evening for
the positive and lasting impact they made in the lives of thousands of
around this room and see many years of service. I see the faces of many with
whom I have worked for a long time,” Superintendent Brian Garverick said during
a retirement reception in the Mansfield Senior High library.
for all you have done for Mansfield City Schools.”
Intermediate School math teacher Brad Strong, among those on hand to
congratulate the retirees, said their combined service to the district total
838.5 years while their total years in education exceed 900.
education member Sheryl Weber, who retired as a Senior High teacher a few years
ago, added her thanks to the retirees and urged them to take full advantage of
the years ahead.
is everything it should be. You can do what you want, when you want,” she said.
“I’m not sitting home watching movies all day. I have found opportunities to
volunteer. Whatever you do, enjoy it.”
president Renda Cline told the retirees they had an immeasurable impact on
students, whether their role was teacher, bus driver, food service or
matter what you did. You were the reason many kids got up and went to school,”
she said. “You were an encouragement to many children who lead two lives, one
at home that we don’t really know. Best wishes to all of you.”
leave with 30 or more years of service to Mansfield City Schools received
trophies. All received photo albums.
cookies and a huge retirement cake were served by human resources department
executive assistant Teresa James and LaSonnia Howard. HR executive assistant
Cynthia Gilbert read the names of all retirees and their years of service.
performing arts students Clover France, Mckaeli Maddox and Maggie Alred sang,
accompanied by instructor Dirk Eachus.
director Mark Wilcheck, who earlier passed our door prizes provided by Skyline
Chili and Buffalo Wild Wings, sent the retirees on their way with best wishes.
“We wish you
health, wellness and good times,” Wilcheck said. “May you go on to new
adventures and travel. May your days be filled with no commitments.”
retirees are listed below, followed by their years of service in Mansfield City
Schools. The second number for some represents their total yeas in education.
Ankrim, 20, 25
Blizzard, 19, 22
Kathi Gorbett, 6, 36
Groff, 23, 33
Jones, 13, 23
Radcliffe, 33, 35
Sampsel, 29, 30
Ted Vail, 16
Wilging, 19, 23
Williams, 23, 24