Teachers ham it up at annual Retirement Tea

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Beth Britton

Pam Dougherty, Lorna Nelson, Julie Graham and Karen Spencer perform during the 2017 Retirement Tea in the CMR cafeteria on May 24.

Pam Dougherty, Lorna Nelson, Julie Graham and Karen Spencer perform during the 2017 Retirement Tea in the CMR cafeteria on May 24. Dougherty, Graham and Spencer — in addition to Murray Metge and Jackie Van Heel — are retiring this year. Nelson will be teaching Spanish at the middle school level in the fall.

Christi Virts received the Velma Jordan Award; Kasi Thompson was named Teacher of the Year by students; Denise Clare was voted the Teacher of the Year by her teaching colleagues.