For three hours Thursday afternoon, educators, elected officials and friends gathered at Cannon County High School to celebrate the career of Director of Schools William Freddy Curtis.
Curtis, a life-long educator has worked in the field for 37 years. In his time as part of the Cannon system he served as a teacher, principal and director of schools. The directors current contract ends June 30th, he announced his decision to retire to the board late last year.
The reception was hosted by the Cannon County Board of Education. The director position will be filled by Bonnie Patterson.