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Buzby named Gloucester Retired Educator of Year

Nina Buzby was named the 2019 Gloucester Retired Educator of the Year.

She was honored by the Gloucester Retired Educators Association during a Sept. 26 luncheon at the DAV Building on Short Lane.

A release said honorees are chosen each year based on their dedication to GREA, dedication to helping young people in the community, and participation in community organizations.

During her 33-year career Buzby was an elementary teacher and assistant principal in Chesterfield County before moving to Mathews in 1976 with her husband, the Rev. Richard Buzby. From 1976 until her retirement in 2003, Buzby worked for the Gloucester County School System as both a teacher and Federal Projects Director.

Her responsibilities included team-teaching, supervision of federal programs, coordination of staff development, supervising committees, textbook adoptions, and the implementation of state and locally mandated programs.

In 1989, Buzby founded “The Tuneful Teachers,” a choral group whi...

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