Individuals that are Retiring from ECPS

At the Essex County Public School Board meeting on May 13, 2024, we gathered to honor and celebrate three remarkable individuals who have dedicated countless years of service to our school community. Marion Pollard, Vicki Favazza, and Debra Emery, your commitment and contributions have left an mark on the hearts and minds of students, colleagues, and the entire Essex County community.

Marion Pollard: A Journey on Wheels

Marion Pollard, your dedication as a bus driver for Essex County Public Schools has been nothing short of exemplary. Over the years, you have not only ensured the safe transport of our students but have also become a friendly and familiar face, greeting each child with a warm smile every morning. Your commitment and dependable service have provided peace of mind to countless parents and guardians, knowing their children were in safe hands. As you embark on this new chapter of your life, we wish you all the joy and relaxation you deserve. Your presence will be deeply missed on our school buses, but your legacy will continue to inspire us.

Vicki Favazza: A Beacon of Knowledge

Vicki Favazza, as the Library Media Specialist at Tappahannock Elementary School, you have been a beacon of knowledge and a gateway to countless adventures for our students. Your passion for literature and your dedication to fostering a love of reading has transformed the library into a magical place where imaginations could soar. You have guided students in their quests for knowledge, nurturing their curiosity and encouraging them to explore the vast world of books. Your impact on their educational journey is immeasurable, and your absence will surely be felt in the library. We wish you a retirement filled with great reads, adventures, and cherished moments.

Debra Emery: A Pillar of Support

Debra Emery, your role as a Paraprofessional at Tappahannock Elementary School has been instrumental in shaping the educational experiences of countless students. Your support, patience, and dedication have made a significant difference in the lives of those you worked with. You have been a pillar of support for both students and teachers, ensuring that each child received the attention and care they needed to thrive. Your kindness and commitment have left a lasting impact on our school community. As you retire, we wish you endless happiness and fulfillment in all your future endeavors.

A Collective Thank You

To Marion Pollard, Vicki Favazza, and Debra Emery, we extend our deepest gratitude for your years of dedicated service. Your contributions have helped shape Essex County Public Schools into the nurturing and supportive community it is today. Your hard work, passion, and dedication will not be forgotten. As you move forward into this new and exciting chapter of your lives, we wish you all the best. May your retirement be filled with joy, relaxation, and the knowledge that you have made a lasting difference in the lives of many.

Thank you, and congratulations on your well-deserved retirement!