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Hundreds attend Wellness Hour to Bid Farewell to Ken Briggs

When Ken Briggs played school as a little kid growing up in Denver he was always the teacher.

Now that he's retiring from Central Washington University and looking back on 45 years in the teaching profession, he says he's amazed to realize he's been in the classroom his entire life since age 5.

"A classroom is a magical place and somehow it just got into me," said Briggs, 67, who spent 38 years teaching at Central. "I have been blessed that it has stayed in me all these years. It is just so incredible to be a part of a person, young or old, who learns something interesting, relevant and important."

Read the rest of this story by Mike Johnston in the Daily Record. 

Photo by Brian Myrick / Daily Record

June 29, 2015