St Raphael’s Catholic School in Cowra lost more than 100 years of combined experience when three members of staff retired at the end of last year.
Principal Michael Gallagher, teacher Jenny White and special education teacher Benjie Healy gathered for a special presentation of appreciation for their long-term union membership at the end of Term 4.
Benjie started working at St Raphael’s Catholic School Cowra in 1990 as an ESL teacher. “For four years I taught a number of Filipino, Chinese and Japanese students who were enrolled at the school,” she said.
“They still keep in touch with me after so many years – that is how I know they are now successful in their chosen fields of endeavour.