Ponca City Schools honor 2016 retirees
Ponca City Now - May 11, 2016 2:45 pm
Seventeen retiring Ponca City Public School employees were honored at the May Board of Education meeting.
All retirees received a clock with their names engraved on it and a lifetime athletic pass to all Ponca City School sporting events.
The district held a reception in their honor prior to the board meeting. Information about each employee is listed below.
- Christina Chapman, Biology and Anatomy at Po-Hi since 2006
- Ellen Cobb, FACS & other Classes at East Middle School since 1991
- Jana Gardner, Special Education at Po-Hi & District for 30 years
- Charles Hedgcoth, Social Studies at Po-Hi since 1990, 26 years in Ponca City and a total of 40 years in Education
- Jan McKay, Special Education in District with a total of 43 years in District
- Tony Moyer, Special Education at Po-Hi with 14 years in Ponca City and a total of 30 years in Education
- James Sharon has completed 36 ½ years in education with the last 31 years with Ponca City Schools
- Larry Williams, Special Education Teacher since 2009 & Head Po-Hi Girl’s Tennis Coach
- Pat Bush, Child Nutrition Manager at West Middle School. She has worked for the district since 2001
- Delores Cady, Child Nutrition worker at Garfield Elementary since 2004
- Mary Forbes, Child Nutrition worker in the district since 1992
- Delma Holmes, Finance Secretary at West Middle School since 2008
- Mary Lou Jennings, Bus Driver in District for 29 years
- Jim Ladd, District Mail Courier & Warehouse at Maintenance Department since 2001
- Marty Ladd, Transportation Department Director/Copy Center Manager/Bus Driver since 1993
- Becky North, Secretary at Union Elementary for the last 16 years
- Claire Russell, Special Education Paraprofessional at Union Elementary since 1989
Pictured, front row from left, Jan McKay, Claire Russell, Becky North, Mary Forbes, Deloris Cady, Christina Chapman.
Back row: Patricia Bush, Marty Ladd, Jim Ladd, Jana Gardner, Jim Sharon, Charles Hedgcoth.
Not Pictured: Ellen Cobb, Larry Williams, Delma Holmes, Tony Moyer, Mary Lou Jennings