Odessa R-VII Honors Retirees
Front Row (L to R): Tom Gotsch, Jimmie Bybee, Kim Bell Second Row (L to R): Renee Winfrey, Lynnette White, Sandy Smith, Jill Phillips Not Pictured: Vic Fish (unable to attend)
A year-end reception and program was conducted on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, honoring all 2016-2017 retiring staff members as follows:
Kim Bell (Odessa Upper Elementary Special Education Teacher);Jimmie Bybee (Odessa Middle School Custodian); Vic Fish (Odessa High School Custodian); Tom Gotsch (Odessa School District Maintenance); Jill Phillips (Odessa School District Coordinator of Health Service); Sandy Smith (Odessa School District Director of Special Education); Lynette White (McQuerry Elementary Literacy Intervention); Renee Winfrey (McQuerry Elementary Counselor)
The celebration included a video program and retirement gift presentation. Each retiree was presented a hand-made personalized rocker in honor of their dedication and service. A cake and punch reception was held in the OHS commons area for the retirees, their family, friends and all district employees.