Lancaster alumni return to campus

by Jackie Nunnery

Lancaster County Public Schools recognized all of the Lancaster alumni at the recent convocation. Photo by Karissa Barnes

The school year is just underway and as students get acclimated to new teachers or a new building, there is a large and growing group of teachers, school support staff, cafeteria workers and bus drivers that are very familiar with Lancaster schools because they have been there—literally.

Nearly half of the 210 district-wide staff, are LHS alumni. That sense of Red Devils pride and insider knowledge of the area is seen as key to building relationships both within the schools and the surrounding community.

“We are always trying to find local people,” said superintendent Jessica Davis. And once a part of the organization, Davis is hoping to keep them there by developing career paths based on interests and skills.

Jasmyn Tomlin, LHS Class of 2017, had prior classroom experience, although it came later as an instruction assistant at the Early Childhood Education Center. It has been fun joining a group of teachers she already knows “and they know us. They’re excited to see us come back,” she said.

Tomlin graduated from George Mason….

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