Honor To Whom Honor Is Due
“Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.” – Romans !2:10
There was a sweet spirit in the air on Saturday, March 18, as employees of Dayton Christian School gathered for an Appreciation Banquet to honor employees who are retiring or who have reached milestones in their service at DCS.
The Bible tells us to give honor unto whom honor is due and that was the aim of the entire evening.
Dean Whiteford, who retired for medical reasons after 41 years at the school, also received the ACSI Career Service and Achievement Award, an award which recognizes teachers and administrators who have spent a significant portion of their career in Christian schooling. Award winners must have spent 25 years in Christian school with ten of those in consecutive service in the same school. Whiteword was a faithful servant of DCS, teaching Junior Enterprise, Home Maintenance, Photography, UAV and Drafting.
Retiring DCS Superintendent and DCHS Principal Dr. David Rough was honored for his twenty-nine years of service. Throughout the years, Rough has acted as assistant high school principal, high school principal, director of curriculum and instruction, assistant superintendent, academic dean, and superintendent.
In addition, quite a few teachers were honored for their extraordinary number of years of service to DCS. Paul Pyle was honored for 40 years of service! Rich Garrett has served 35! Bill Norvell and Barb Stover have been ministering her for 30 years! Randy Sweigart has been here for 25 years! What faithful servants!
Other teachers were honored for their milestone years of service:
20 year award
15 year award
10 year award
5 year award
Congratulations to all and thank you for your service to DC!