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Oxford School District Retirement Recognition

group photo of 2022 retirees
Oxford School District Retirees – Pictured left to right, front row: Stephanie Stallings, Tamara Hillmer, Denise Harris, Cathie Mistilis, Dr. Audra Rester, Janet Foster; back row: Wes Pegues, Steve Herring, Steve Blackmon, Roseanne Brownlee, Jennifer Crum.

Oxford, Mississippi (May 11, 2022) — Oxford School District (OSD) employees retiring this school year were honored during the OSD Retirement Reception on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Friends, families, coworkers, and school officials celebrated the following district employees for their service to public education and dedication to Oxford School District students, parents, and the community. “Never underestimate the impact you have had on this community because you have cared for our children for so many years. Your impact is immeasurable,” said Superintendent Roberson.

2022 Oxford School District Retirees:

  • Steve Blackmon – Della Davidson Elementary School
    In district since 2001, PE teacher at Della Davidson, Former PE teacher at Bramlett; Currently Assistant Softball Coach at OHS; Former Head Softball Coach OHS; Former Asst. Baseball Coach OHS
  • Roseanne Brownlee – Della Davidson and Oxford Intermediate School
    English Language Arts teacher, In district since 2010
  • Jenny Crum – Della Davidson Elementary School
    Special Education Inclusion Teacher, In the district since 2019
  • Janet Foster – Nutrition Department
    Food Service Worker and Assistant Food Service Manager at Bramlett, has been in the district since 2001
  • Denise Harris – Central Office
    Been in the district since 2003, Administrative Assistant for Curriculum and CTE, Admin Assistant for Federal Programs, Records Clerk OMS
  • Steve Herring – Oxford Middle School and Golf Coach
    In the district since 2005, MS Studies/World Geography Teacher @ OMS, Former Head 7th Grade Football Coach, Head Golf Coach
  • Tamara Hillmer – Director of Early Childhood and Reading Development
    In the district since 2013, Oxford Elementary Principal, BES Asst Principal, OE Reading Intervention Teacher
  • Cathie Mistilis – Central Office
    In district for 26 years, since 1998, Teacher Assistant, Library Assistant, Office Manager, Powerschool Administrator, MSIS Coordinator, AP Clerk
  • Darlinda Oswalt – Della Davidson Elementary
    3rd grade Math/Science Teacher, 2nd-grade teaching assistant, Reading Lab teacher, Been in the district since 1996
  • Wes Pegues – Transportation Department
    Been in the district since 1987, Bus Driver
  • Dr. Audra Rester
    Oxford Middle School
    Been in the district since 2014, Principal 
  • Stephanie Stallings – Central Office
    Been in district since 2008, ICT II Teacher, 8th Grade, Instructional Technology Coach, Technology Integration Coordinator