Forty retirees were honored with a reception by the Christian County School System before Thursday night's board meeting.
Principals and administrators from across the district helped honor each retiree and distributed gifts as tokens of appreciation for their years of service.
Seven employees from the bus garage and one maintenance worker retired. Christian County High, Hopkinsville Middle, Martin Luther King Elementary and South Christian Elementary schools all lose three employees to retirement.
Sinking Fork, Pembroke, Lacy, Hopkinsville High, Holiday and Crofton retire two and Belmont, Christian County Middle and Indian Hills all lose one employee to retirement.