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Dalton Public Schools Honors Retirees
Dalton Public Schools Honors Retirees
2019 Retiree Group Photo

At the end of the school year, Dalton Public Schools will say goodbye to 19 dedicated employees who have given more than 400 years of service to the district. The group was honored with a reception prior to the May Board of Education meeting and presented with a token of appreciation.

Those retiring and their years of service include:

  • Anita Allred, Brookwood, 20 years of service with DPS, 20 years in education
  • Debbie Autry, Dalton Middle School, 30 years of service with DPS, 41 years in education
  • Terry Avans, Dalton High School, 3 years of service with DPS, 18 years in education
  • Julie Barber, Park Creek, 32 years of service with DPS, 32 years in education
  • Debbie Broadrick, Dalton Middle School, 18 years of service with DPS, 20 years in education
  • Candy Debolt, Dalton Middle School, 31 years of service with DPS, 31 years in education
  • Susan Dunn, School Nutrition, 10 years of service with DPS, 10 years in education
  • Paula Hall, Brookwood, 11 years of service with DPS, 14 years in education
  • Debra Harris, Brookwood, 33 years of service with DPS, 33 years in education
  • Kim Harrison, Dalton Middle School, 30 years of service with DPS, 30 years in education
  • David Henry, Dalton High School, 15 years of service with DPS, 30 years in education
  • Julia Higgins, Brookwood, 20 years of service with DPS, 40 years in education
  • Dr. Alan Martineaux, Blue Ridge, 23 years of service with DPS, 23 years in education
  • Janice Masters, Dalton High School, 38 years of service with DPS, 38 years in education
  • Tammy Poplin, Park Creek, 17 years of service with DPS, 31 years in education
  • Teresa Smith, Park Creek, 25 years of service with DPS, 31 years in education
  • Sheila Yarbrough, Morris Innovative High School, 8 years of service with DPS, 25 years in education
  • Viva York, Dalton Middle School, 23 years of service with DPS, 23 years in education
  • Nancy Zahn, Dalton Middle School, 25 years of service with DPS, 33 years in education
Rejoicing

Dalton Board of Education Chairman Rick Fromm expressed appreciation for the retirees' service to the students of Dalton Public Schools. The 19 employees have a total of more than 520 years in education.

Pictured L-R:

Back Row -

Debra Harris, Nancy Zahn, Janice Masters, Terry Avans, Alan Martineaux, David Henry

Front Row -

Tammy Poplin, Debbie Autry, Candy Debolt, Sheila Yarbrough, Julie Barber, Paula Hall