SD51 Recognizes Retirees and Longstanding Employees
KREX News Room
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- School District 51 honored 48 of their retirees and many other faculty and staff on Wednesday, for their years of service.
The district put on a special "2013 Salute to Staff" ceremony at Central High School, where they recognized and celebrated those who have retired and other employees who have been working with the district for quite some time.
Those NewsChannel 5 spoke with said it was like a high school reunion and a time to catch up with old friends.
“This is a lot of fun,” said Jeff Pearson, music teacher. “I have been with the district for 23 years and so for me, it’s an opportunity to celebrate that and to visit with other people I haven’t seen for a long time and celebrate their recognition.”
Tables were set up for each school where the honorees gathered.
The entire community was welcome to the celebration.