Local teacher celebrates 50 years in the classroom

DANVILLE, Va. – A local woman is celebrating a big milestone. 

Gloria Pritchett celebrates 50 years on the job, as a teacher with Community Improvement Council Head Start in Danville.

She started in 1969 and has been teaching ever since.

Head Start is for 3 and 4-year-olds.

She says she continues to teach because she loves children. And right now, she has no plans to retire. 

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