Shirley Thomas - Original Credit: Courtesy Photo
Shirley Thomas - Original Credit: Courtesy Photo (HANDOUT)

Shirley Thomas, a longtime staff member at St. James' Nursery School in Mount Airy, is retiring after 31 years of teaching. Thomas, of Mount Airy, began working for St. James in 1988. She worked as both a Preschool 3's and Pre-K 4's teacher, most recently teaching the Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning Pre-K 4's class.

She was honored by the school while attending her last Pre-K graduation on the evening of May 28.

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