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LPS to Recognize Retiring Class of 2022

Liberty Public Schools has announced the Retiring Class of 2022 and will be officially recognizing those who have committed to attending the Retiring Staff Reception & Program on Thursday, May 19, 2022.  The event will take place in the Liberty High School Performing Arts Theater, beginning at 4:30 p.m., with an opportunity to congratulate the retirees, followed by a formal program beginning immediately following at 5 p.m.  In all, LPS has 45 retirees who have announced their retirements at some point during the 2021-2022 school year.

"This is always the bittersweet event of the school year for all of us," said LPS Superintendent Dr. Jeremy Tucker.  "We cannot thank each of these individuals enough for the dedicated service they have provided to our students, staff, families, and community.  They will all certainly be missed, but we are also excited for what the future holds for each of them."

Those who have committed to attending the Retirement Reception and Program on May 19 include:

Michelle Beagle - English Teacher - Liberty Middle School

Kerry Broyles - Assistant Principal - Heritage Middle School

Charlene Burns - Library Media Specialist - Liberty Middle School

Brenda Butler - Admin. Assistant, Maintenance - Facilities Center

Tony Caldarella - Sustainability Manager - Facilities Center

Sandra Cockrum - Exec. Assistant, Supt.'s Office, District Administration Center

Tony Foster - Custodian Supervisor - Heritage Middle School

Greg Graham - Custodial Services Manager - Facilities Center

Laurie Hutchison - 1st Grade Teacher - Ridgeview Elementary

Brenda Lawler - Administrative Assistant, Counseling Office - Discovery Middle School

Lynn Martin - Administrative Assistant, Communications Office - District Administration Center

Sharon Murdock - Administrative Assistant, Special Services - District Administration Center

Yvonne Nixon - Family and Consumer Science Teacher - Heritage Middle School

Sue Vickers - Administrative Assistant, Custodial Services - Facilities Center

Those who are retiring but will not be attending the formal event on May 19, include:

Christine Anderson - Library Media Specialist - Liberty High School

Kim Anderson - Special Education Paraprofessional - Early Childhood Center

Terri Barnes - Administrative Assistant, Fine Arts Dept. - Support Services

Debbie Belcher - Special Education Teacher - South Valley Middle School

Candace Blumhardt - Administrative Assistant, Principal's Office - Franklin Elementary

Gail Bradfield - School Psychologist - Warren Hills Elementary

Craig Deaver - Social Studies Teacher - Liberty North High School

Lisa Frizzell - Math Teacher - South Valley Middle School

Angie Giddens - 2nd Grade Teacher - Franklin Elementary

Lance Huebner - Special Education Teacher - Liberty Virtual School

Grace Jaworsky - Physical Education Teacher - Warren Hills Elementary

Suzanne Johnson - Special Services Paraprofessional - Liberty North High School

Katy Koppa - 4th Grade Teacher - Franklin Elementary

Ronnie Lathrop - English Teacher - Liberty North High School

Cathy Mendez - Social Worker - Liberty High School

Lenore Merrell - Transportation Driver - Support Services

Elizabeth Mumpower - Nutrition Services - Kellybrook Elementary 

Joanie New - Special Education Teacher - Discovery Middle School

Sean Nicewaner - Debate Teacher - Liberty North High School

Dennis O'Neill - Custodian - Heritage Middle School

Sharon Phillips - Library Paraprofessional - Kellybrook Elementary

Debby Ross - Severe Needs Paraprofessional - Manor Hill Elementary

Dianna Sheldon - Food Associate II - Franklin Elementary

Tammy Steele - Art Teacher - Liberty High School

CeCe Steinbauer - Food Service Manager - Lewis and Clark Elementary

Lisa Thomas - School Psychologist - Heritage Middle School

Karen Van Vleck - Library Paraprofessional - Manor Hill Elementary

Lori Wiskirchen - 2nd Grade Teacher - Franklin Elementary