GARDEN CITY, NY — Giving, considerate, and dedicated are some of the ways children at Our Lady of Peace School
in Lynbrook describe the former director of school maintenance, Edward Hughes, who relinquished the title on June 25 after 20 years of service, according to the Long Island Herald.
Hughes, 78, was recognized for his long-time commitment to OLP at a recent board meeting, the article noted.
With his commitment to the school, Hughes created many wonderful memories, which include remembering the early days when he was a new and fresh face there, the article stated.
Hughes said that he cherishes all of the children and is honored by their kind words: "I love to be with the children and loved their graduations. I was with the kindergarten classes when they first started and I saw [all the children] going through [the school]."