Dinner lady hangs up apron
PUBLISHED: 15:00 18 February 2015
A MUCH-LOVED dinner lady has served her final school dinner after more than 40 years of work at Mendip Green Primary School.
Val Whatley started her role as a lunchtime supervisor in 1973 and has seen hundreds of pupils pass through its halls in the past 42 years.
The school’s headteacher, Bruce Dale said: “A big thank you to Val for her many years of service.
“She has been a caring and conscientious dinner lady.
“She will be missed by everyone here.”
Children and staff held a special service to say goodbye and presented Val with flowers and a £100 cheque to thank her for her hard work.
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Weston Mercury. Click the link in the orange box below for details.