Teacher bows out at Holy Cross after 23 years

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PUPILS and staff at a Croy school said a fond farewell to a teacher who has served the community for 23 years.

Sandra Docherty retired from Holy Cross Primary School recently finishing off her teaching career in a high as deputy headteacher.

Sandra started at the school as a teacher before taking up a position as senior teacher and latterly deputy headteacher.

A mass of thanksgiving was held in her honour on Friday, February 8, and gifts were presented to her at a school assembly.

A spokeswomen for the school said: “She worked tirelessly for the school.

“She was a great personality and she was loved by everybody.”

FOND FAREWELL: pupils and staff say goodbye to Sandra Docherty. Pictured (back row, l-r) Claire Gorman, Mary Graham, Jim McDowell, Sandra Docherty, Jackie Kennedy, Catriona McKenna and headteacher William Mcready. Also pictured (front row, l-r) Millie Beattie, Brandon Martyn, Steven Kearnan and Shannon Brady.

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