Wilkes retirees honored

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Retirees honored at the Wilkes County Schools Retirement Banquet include front row, Lisa Joines, Jan Kerr, Melissa Foster, Meleah Greer, Samantha Parsons, Martha Wagoner, Shelby Whitley, Sheila Wood; second row, Penny Lankford, Stephanie Williams, Nikki Holbrook, Brenda Dula, Marcelle Wysocki, Wanda Lowe, Brenda Lyon; and third row, Rick Lankford, Milton Harris, Tim Wyatt, Mark Bauguess, William Key, Gary Benesh. - Submitted Photo

WILKESBORO — A banquet was held May 8 at the Stone Family Center for the Performing Arts to recognize 2017-2018 retirees of Wilkes County Schools.

The event began at 6 p.m. with a special performance of “Jack and the Bean Stalk” from students of the West Wilkes Middle School Drama Club. Teachers involved with this performance were Choral Director Joanne Schwab and Art Teacher Becky Cole.

A brisket dinner catered by Tipton’s BBQ of Wilkesboro followed the performance.

Special guests in attendance were Wilkes County Schools board members Rudy Holbrook, Sharron Huffman, Kirk Walker, Leslie Barnes and Darren Shumate.

Retirees honored at the Wilkes County Schools Retirement Banquet include front row, Lisa Joines, Jan Kerr, Melissa Foster, Meleah Greer, Samantha Parsons, Martha Wagoner, Shelby Whitley, Sheila Wood; second row, Penny Lankford, Stephanie Williams, Nikki Holbrook, Brenda Dula, Marcelle Wysocki, Wanda Lowe, Brenda Lyon; and third row, Rick Lankford, Milton Harris, Tim Wyatt, Mark Bauguess, William Key, Gary Benesh.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_Retirement-Dinner-2018.jpgRetirees honored at the Wilkes County Schools Retirement Banquet include front row, Lisa Joines, Jan Kerr, Melissa Foster, Meleah Greer, Samantha Parsons, Martha Wagoner, Shelby Whitley, Sheila Wood; second row, Penny Lankford, Stephanie Williams, Nikki Holbrook, Brenda Dula, Marcelle Wysocki, Wanda Lowe, Brenda Lyon; and third row, Rick Lankford, Milton Harris, Tim Wyatt, Mark Bauguess, William Key, Gary Benesh. Submitted Photo

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