30 employees honoured at CCRSB annual 25-Year Service Awards Ceremony

Media Release: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Elected members and staff paid tribute to 30 employees (16 in attendance) from across the school board last evening at the annual 25-Year Service Awards Ceremony. 

Gary Adams, CCRSB Superintendent/CEO, thanked employees for their dedicated service and their commitment to students. “On behalf of all of CCRSB, I want to thank you for your past service and the years of service to come. You are the heartbeat of this school board and the reason that our students continue to have positive, successful and exciting experiences.”

This year CCRSB celebrates 25 years of service for 30 employees across the system:

Shawn Lynds, Teacher – Bible Hill Central Elementary School

Ivan DeCoste, Tradesperson – Celtic Family of Schools

Lucille Brennan, Administrative Assistant - Celtic Family of Schools Office/North Nova Education Centre

Gerald Fiddes, Custodian – Central Office

Ronald Davis, General Maintenance – Chignecto Family of Schools

Jude Moffatt, Teacher – Cobequid Educational Centre

Luisa Hernandez, Teacher – Cobequid Educational Centre

Harvey MacEachern, Teacher – Cobequid Educational Centre

Irene Kaiser, Teacher – Debert Elementary School

Andrew Hecimovich, Custodian – Dr. WA Macleod Consolidated School

Cathy Hill, Teacher – Dr. Thomas McCulloch Junior High School

Nancy Casey, Administrative Assistant – Maple Ridge Elementary School

Karen Green, Department Head – Northumberland Regional High School

Michael Hawley, Teacher – Northumberland Regional High School 

Susan Venner, Math Mentor – Nova Family of Schools

Patricia MacKinnon, Family of Schools Supervisor – Nova Family of Schools 

Kendall Black, Teacher – Oxford Regional Education Centre

Charlene Smith, Teacher – Parrsboro Regional High School

Debbie Messervey, Educational Assistant – South Colchester Academy 

Christopher Ross, Teacher – South Colchester Academy

Bernadine Conron, Principal – Springhill Jr/Sr High School

Bradley Moore, Teacher – Springhill Jr/Sr High School

Peter Kember, Custodian – Trenton Middle School

Helen Roper, Custodian – Trenton Middle School

Sherry Ellis, Educational Assistant – Truro Elementary School

Ann Slater, Principal – Walter Duggan Consolidated School

Valerie Yantha, Bus Driver – West Colchester Area

Donna Adamson, Educational Assistant – West Pictou Consolidated School

George Cress, Head Mechanic – West Pictou Bus Garage

Kelly Leigh Dickie, Administrative Assistant – Winding River Consolidated School

The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board is comprised of 17 board members and 2,700 staff all striving to develop independent, lifelong learners in a student-centered environment, with high expectations for all. CCRSB serves almost 20,000 students from Primary to Grade 12, throughout the counties of East Hants, Colchester, Cumberland and Pictou.


For more information, contact:


Debbie Buott-Matheson, Communications Manager 
Chignecto-Central Regional School Board

Office: 902-897-8911
Cell: 902-956-8079