An unusually large number of familiar faces are retiring as the Davis school year ends. A retirement incentive that was offered by the school district was accepted by nearly 40 employees representing a cumulative total of about 700 years of experience in the district.
Many of these retirees were recognized at last week’s meeting of the Davis school board. There also will be farewells at schools around the district over the next few days as the current year concludes.
The retirees are:
* Birch Lane Elementary: Mary McCoy, teacher, 30 years; Kathy Tyzzer, principal, 11 years; Bonnie Walther, teacher, 12 years;
* Chávez Elementary: Darlene Loyola, teacher, 33 years;
* Da Vinci Charter Academy: Carol Curinga, counselor, 21 years; Steven Legé, teacher, 31 years;
* Davis High: Gerald DeCamp, teacher, 27 years; Lili Floyd, teacher, 22 years; Linda Brandt, teacher, 18 years;
* Emerson Junior High: Ana Maria Currea, teacher, 16 years; Karyn Garcia, secretary, 12 years; Terryia Powell, teacher, 14 years;
* Harper Junior High: Zena Ingles, principal, six years; Angela Nuccitelli, teacher, 21 years;
* Holmes Junior High: Georgene Fritz, teacher, 17 years; Karen Moore, teacher, 21 years;
* Korematsu Elementary: Stephen Bowman, paraeducator, 25 years; Allen Carlson, teacher, 29 years; Sharyn Lieth, teacher, 18 years; Linda McClain, teacher, 22 years; Cheri Olmstead, teacher, 13 years; Janet Sitts, teacher, 18 years;
* Montgomery Elementary: Marsha Raney, teacher, 15 years;
* Maintenance and Operations: Patricia Nalwalker, secretary, 11 years;
* North Davis Elementary: Nancy Chatteinier, teacher, 20 years; Wendy Light, teacher, 16 years; Lorraine Nail Visher, teacher, 20 years;
* Patwin Elementary: Wendy Chason, librarian, 27 years; Susan Darst, teacher, 21 years;
* Pioneer Elementary: Paula Bradley, teacher, 14 years; Sally Harris, teacher, 25 years; Elena Pehlke, teacher, 19 years;
* Special education: Joanne Hokanson, speech therapist, four years; Barbara Sells, psychologist, 19 years;
* Willett Elementary: Susan Britts, paraeducator, 29 years; Mary McGuinness, teacher, 29 years; Kathleen Doty, teacher, 17 years; Christina Weber-Johnson, librarian, 14 years.