Gainesville Independent School District recognized its retiring staff members during a reception held recently at the district's administrative offices. Left to right, are Peggy Martin, Sarah Beck, Gina Brule, Claudia Wiginton, Cindy Stride, Donna Hadlock, Bonnie Slack, Bridgie Summers. Not pictured are Carolyn Amoroso and Becky LaFlamme. The educators and other school personnel have many years of service between them: Carolyn Amoroso, GHS Cafe manager, 31 years; Bonnie Slack, Chalmer's, teacher, 21 years; Peggy Martin, Lee, teacher, 24 years; Claudia Wiginton, Edison, teacher, 25 years; Cindy Stride, teacher, 28 years, 5 in the GISD; Sarah Beck, Chalmers, teacher, 31 years, 26 in the GISD; Becky LaFlamme, GHS librarian, 31 years, 24 in the GISD; Gina Brule, Chalmers, teacher, 34 years, 29 in the GISD; Bridgie Summers: GMS, teacher, 38 years in the GISD; and Donna Hadlock, Edison, teacher, 39 years, 29 in the GISD. Also other non-retirees of note, both with 35 years of service to the GISD, were Eddy Henry and Lora Saikin.