12 retire from Wellington school district

Kelsey Leyva | Wellington Enterprise Some of the Wellington school district’s retirees pose for a picture at their reception Monday.

The Wellington board of education hosted a retirees reception Monday night at its board meeting. Twelve teachers are stepping down this year and nine attended the reception. Superintendent Dennis Mock thanked the teachers and staff members for their hard work over the years. Mock said the 12 retiring workers gave a combined total of 312.5 years of service to the Wellington Schools.