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Roach retires from Bryan County High School
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BCHS Principal Harold Roach stands in the school lobby. He announced his retirement earlier this month. (Jeff Whitten)

After five years serving Bryan County High School, Principal Harold Roach has decided it’s time to move on.  But he says he’ll take with him good memories of the school, as well as the community.

“I think the thing I’ll miss the most is the interaction with the people – the kids, the faculty and staff, the community – I have made a lot of friends, and people have supported our vision,” Roach told the News on Monday.

“We’ve put the kids first and have done anything we could to support them, prepare them for graduation or the next step in their lives – that’s what we’ve done … and we’ve had a lot more success than failures.”

Roach, who has spent 14 years in school administration and another 17 in teaching and coaching, said he’d considered retiring for some time but finally made his decision about three or four weeks ago.

Read more in the May 25 edition of the News.

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