Retabess Ling honored for teaching career

The longtime art teacher was recognized for her 70 years with Alpha Delta Kappa


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June 18, 2021 - 5:45 PM

Former members of Eta Chapter celebrate Retabess Ling’s milestone. Front row from left, Barbara Sherrill and Retabess Ling; second row, Susan Jones, Linda Brocker and Linda Johnson.

Retabess Ling was recently honored for her 70 years as a member of Alpha Delta Kappa, a national organization that promotes women in education. 

Recognition of Ling’s milestone was postponed from 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now vaccinated, Ling, age 90, said she felt safe to celebrate the occasion and invited a group of Kansas Sisters to her home on June 12. 

At the gathering, Ling shared memories of her teaching career. 

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