Becky Cecil retires from

Washington-Monroe -- Album 2

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Principal Becky Cecil is hard to surprise, but she was on Friday. The outpouring of genuine love between the principal, students, staff, teachers and parents was apparent as everyone gathered to wish her a fond farewell.

Becky said that she wouldn't trade her time at Washington-Monroe for anything and wanted to thank everyone who over the years had made her career an "awesome experience."

Pictures by Mike Fak

Students read a poem to Mrs. Cecil.

Becky told those gathered how special they all were to her.


A collection of Washington-Monroe pictures was given to Becky.

She also received an engraved silver watch.


Children sing a song to Mrs. Cecil telling her how much they will miss her.

A slide presentation shows Becky's three decades at the school.





Becky consoles a young lady who is sad that she is leaving.


The faces of these youngsters show just how much Becky is loved by her students. She will be missed by all.


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