Garin College deputy principal retires after 40 year career

After 40 years in education Garin College deputy principal Denis Moriarty said his goodbyes to his students last week.

Moriarty was part of Garin College from the start in 2002, after a 19-year long stint at Nelson College.

In addition to being the deputy principal, he also taught geography.

He said working with teenagers made his work so enjoyable.

“You can’t help but join them in their level of enthusiasm for everything.”

Moriarty said he admired the students’ ability to come up with solutions.

He said he had been talking about retirement for a while, so the news didn’t come as a shock to most, although many were sad to see him leave. Continue reading

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