A look back: Lindbergh honors 2016 retirees


We’re taking a look back at past stories pre-pandemic. Here is a story from 2016. 

Lindbergh Schools extends its thanks and well wishes to this year’s class of 22 retiring faculty and staff members. These longtime employees have served the district for a combined total of nearly 500 years, and their ongoing dedication to Lindbergh and commitment to the success of our community is much appreciated.

This year’s retirees were recognized during the district’s annual Staff Recognition ceremony May 13. They are: (front row, left to right) Gary Berglin, Lindbergh High School English teacher; Amy Richards, character education coordinator; Lynda Klosterman, Crestwood Elementary School kindergarten teacher; Nancy Doering, Kennerly Elementary School second grade teacher; Leslie Mayer, Kennerly second grade teacher; Peggy Robb, Long Elementary School second grade teacher; Rhonda Garrison, Long fourth grade teacher; Mary McCartney, Truman Middle School drama and keyboarding teacher; Laurice Badino, Truman gifted education teacher; Maureen Niedringhaus, human resources; (back row, L-R) Tom Gose, Truman social studies teacher; Kim Galakatos, LHS science teacher; Sally Freese, LHS FACS teacher; Lindsay Marting, Concord Elementary School math and reading specialist; Debbie Hanak, LHS building assistant; Lisa Slyman, Sperreng Middle School French teacher; Dr. Nancy Rathjen, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction; Bill Zeh, Sappington Elementary School paraprofessional; Patty Wood, LHS FACS teacher; (not pictured) Laurie Johnston, LEAP gifted education teacher; Alison London, Lindbergh Early Childhood Education preschool facilitator; and Paul Greensberg, LHS paraprofessional.