Haywood County Schools Retirees honored at reception


Haywood County Schools retiring employees of 2011 – 2012 were honored at a reception before the board meeting on July 10. Retirees (with the number of years of service) attending the reception were (from left) Karen Irick (16 years), Linda Murphy, Cheri Velotta (39 years), Jerry Smith (42 years), Mary Jane Call (40 years), Donna Smith (36 years), Gail Chapman (22 years), Patricia Jones (31 years), Patricia Woods and Charles Wills (44 years). Other retirees not pictured are Jim Frazier (44 years), Callie Adams (41 years), Linda Duke (16 years), Bennie Blue (36 years), Jane Wicker (9 years), Kathy Linam (37 years), Patricia Thomas (40 years), Margie Hooper, Reginald Beasley and Shirley Cole.