Beloved Georgia teacher retires on her 95th birthday, after teaching more than 75 years

A Georgia teacher retired on her 95th birthday after teaching for a whopping 78 years.

Since 1976, Grace Adkins has taught at Westwood Schools in Camilla, Georgia, about 60 miles north of Tallahassee. She retired on May 18 and was serenaded with a birthday song by students and staff.

Her tenure as a teacher has taken her to Elmodel School in 1946, Deerfield-Windsor Academy, and finally Westwood Schools. Locals call her “a Westwood icon.”

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