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Retirement Reception

By Staff | May 27, 2009

Jan Stillman and Diane Smith were honored at a retirement reception at Emmetsburg Catholic School last week. Combined, the two have taught nearly 40 years at the school. Pictured (from the left) are Catholic School?Principal Jean Hyslop, Diane Smith, Jan Stillman and Father Clem Currans. Diane Smith has taught 20 years at Emmetsburg Catholic School, with classes from fourth through eighth grades. She began her teaching career at Emmetsburg Catholic in 1981, with time off to raise a family. She plans to spend time with family, travel and volunteer. Jan Stillman has taught for 19 years at Emmetsburg Catholic, all of those year with the first grade. She previously taught preschool and did speech therapy. Jan and her husband, Jim, will travel together for the United Soybean Board, plus visit children and grandchildren. Both teachers said they will miss their family at Emmetsburg Catholic School. --Jane Whitmore photo