The Mercer Island School District honored its 2017-18 retirees at a reception during the May 24 School Board meeting.
The retirees have a combined 249 years of service to Mercer Island schools.
Suzy Albrecht, secretary for special programs at MIHS, hired in 2001.
Pam Baumler, administrative assistant for special services in the District office since 2009.
Tom Cox, choral music teacher and choir director at Islander Middle School and Mercer Island High School since 1992.
Teri Johnson, paraprofessional at Lakeridge, hired in 1995.
Annmarie Laird, third grade at West Mercer, hired in 2008.
Debbie McKenzie, athletics, activities and facilities secretary at MIHS, hired in 1994.
Beth Nielsen, first grad teacher at Island Park, hired in 1989.
Mike Radow, social studies teacher at MIHS, hired in 1994.
Cheryl Sandstrom, third grade teacher at Island Park, hired in 1989.
Rhonda Schweinhart, second grade teacher at Lakeridge, hired in 1997.
Mark Shafer, mathematics teacher at MIHS, hired in 2006.
Jennifer Wright, executive director of learning and technology services, hired in 1993.