Retirement Dinner 2018
Posted on 05/15/2018
Group of shot of retirees on the stairs outside the Roanoke Country Club.Roanoke City Public Schools held its annual Retirement Dinner at the Roanoke Country Club.  It is an event to showcase and thank all the retirees for theirs years of service to the school system.  Combined, this year's crop has more than 700 years of service to Roanoke City Public Schools.

After dinner, each retiree was recognized by Superintendent Rita Bishop and School Board Members.  They also received a special gift.

THANK YOU for your years of service to RCPS and the children of Roanoke City.  Be sure to scroll down to meet this year's retirees.


Ernest White of Noel C. TaylorErnest White of Noel C. Taylor Learning Academy has 32 years of service to RCPS.


Gale Gravely of Garden CityGale Gravely of Garden City Elementary worked for RCPS for 15 years.


Donald Ditzler of Patrick HenryDonald Ditzler of Patrick Henry High School worked for RCPS for 12 years.


Mary Flynn of Patrick Henry
Mary Flynn of Patrick Henry High School worked for RCPS for 17 years.


John Samuel of William FlemingJohn Samuel of William Fleming High School worked for RCPS for 38 years.


Carlton Bell of William FlemingCarlton Bell of William Fleming High School has 17 years of service to RCPS.


Barbara Smith of Hurt Park ElementaryBarbara Smith of Hurt Park Elementary worked for RCPS for 17 years.


Janis Bondurant of Fallon ParkJanis Bondurant of Fallon Park Elementary has 31 years of service to RCPS.


Barbara Dickinson of Virginia HeightsBarbara Dickinson of Virginia Heights Elementary worked for RCPS for 20 years.


Susan Ayers of Virginia HeightsSusan Ayers of Virginia Heights Elementary has 38 years of service to RCPS.


Catherine KilloughCatherine Killough of Round Hill/Monterey/Hurt Park/Morningside worked for RCPS for 3 years.


Anne Fournier of Woodrow WilsonAnne Fournier of Woodrow Wilson Middle has 39 years of service to RCPS.


Pamela White of Preston ParkPamela White of Preston Park Elementary worked for RCPS for 31 years.


Melinda Girard of Patrick HenryMelinda Girard of Patrick Henry High School worked for RCPS for 30 years.



Pamela Bland of Fallon ParkPamela Bland of Fallon Park Elementary has 24 years of service to RCPS.


Brenda Taylor of William FlemingBrenda Taylor of William Fleming High School worked for RCPS for 8 years.


Sandra Evans of FairviewSandra Evans of Fairview Elementary has 30 years of service to RCPS.


Steven Rittenhouse of Patrick HenrySteven Rittenhouse of Patrick Henry High School has 20 years of service to RCPS.
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