BHS bids farewell to eight

BLACKFOOT — Besides saying goodbye to the Blackfoot High Class of 2013, students and staff also bid farewell to eight employees. The school’s English department will particularly feel the loss of staff with the departure of three teachers. Evelyn Young, who taught at the school for 24 years, retired along with Janine Shigihara, who taught there for 14 years and Barbara Golder, who taught for 12 years. Coach Jeff Marshall, who served as the school’s assistant football coach for 18 years,
has left the district to take on the position of head football coach at
Hillcrest High School in Idaho Falls. Choir teacher of six years, Andrew Hames, and three-year math teacher Jessica Peterson are moving out of the
district, while Liz Riley, a longtime CNA teacher,has retired. The school also recognize Candace Cook, a school lunch cook for 18 years, who is retiring.