June 27, 2020WOLFEBORO — The Governor Wentworth Regional School District acknowledges the retirement this spring of teachers and staff representing many years of service throughout the district.
Kingswood Regional High School is saying good bye to Administrative Secretary Alice Bartlett, after 27 years of service in a number of capacities over those years; Administrative Secretary Nancy Bell, who has served for 31 years; Peter Howard, who taught Small Engines/Electricity part time, for three years; Spanish teacher Kristen Shea, who is leaving after a 24 year stretch; and Industrial Arts teacher Glenn Wilson, who served the district for 36 years.
The Kingswood Regional Middle School will miss Robin Cornwell after 38 years of teaching art, paraeducator Gail Doherty following 23 years; Craig Howland, World Language teacher, after 18 years; and Dean Little, who has taught English/Language Arts as well as doing turns as principal and physical education over the past 39 years.
Retiring employees who held district positions are: Cindy Joseph who worked with food service for 26 years, ending her tenure as Food Service Director; School Resource Officer Pate Llewellyn: and Jo-Ann Piper, who leads in years served – 51, in Transportation.
Kevn Coffey taught Special Education for 20 years at Ossipee Central School, Carol Viens taught for 39 years at Effingham Elementary School, Kathy Lee Thornton served as a Speech and Language Pathologist at New Durham Elementary School for the past 4 years, Liese Tierney, grade 3 teacher and President of the Teachers Union is retiring after 17 years of teaching at Carpenter Elementary School, and nurse Peg Hart, who has served Crescent Lake School is retiring after 11 years.
To hear the video commentary in praise of each of the retirees from Superintendent Kathy Cuddy-Egbert and school administrators, visit GWRSD.org.