Congratulations to the 18 employees who retired from Joliet Public Schools District 86 this year. Collectively, these individuals worked in District 86 for a total of 390 years. The retirees included: Jacquelyn Bisping, Gompers Junior High - 16 years; Mary Greenback, Marycrest Early Childhood Center - 33 years; Victoria Griffin, Gompers Junior High - 19 years; Monita Gruhlke, J.F. Kennedy Administrative Center - 17 years; Deborah Hines, Carl Sandburg Elementary - 15 years; Miriam Ibarra, Taft Elementary - 28 years; Marcia Jolly, Farragut Elementary - 40 years; Irma Martinez, Marycrest Early Childhood Center - 21 years; Maria Martinez, Sator Sanchez Elementary - 37 years; Carol Munyon, Marycrest Early Childhood Center - 13 years; Kathleen Partilla, Lynne Thigpen Elementary - 31 years; Kathy Presa, Dirksen Junior High - 12 years; Christine Quigley, Gompers Junior High - 38 years; Mary Rodriguez, Isaac Singleton Elementary - 33 years; Deborah Tero McFadden, J.F. Kennedy Administrative Center - 7 years; Christine Tomasino, Woodland Elementary - 3 years; Susan Vanisko, Carl Sandburg Elementary -12 years; and Guadalupe Vital, Sator Sanchez Elementary - 15 years.