Updated 12:00 a.m., Thu May 28, 2015
PHOTO BY: Gareth Patterson

High school counselor Patty Rainey is retiring after 25 years at Morrilton High School. She has been with the South Conway County School District for 33 years, serving as the first elementary school counselor for three years before transferring to the high school in 1990.

33 years in education

Morrilton counselor retiring at end of school year

Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer

Patty Rainey believes in the “revolving door” policy. For the past 25 years, she has invited students at Morrilton High School to come in and out of the door to her counseling office as many times as they needed, or wanted, to. She estimates she has seen approximately 4,000 to 4,500 students during her tenure at the school. Rainey will retire, effective June 30, after a total of 33 years with the South Conway County School District. Pri... READ MORE

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