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Teacher reunites with former students


In 1949 while Newfoundland was joining Canada has its 10th province, Wallace Maynard was 18 years old and finishing his last year of high school, and during the summer of 1949 he attended Summer School to obtain his Teaching Certificate.

Wallace Maynard reunited with his students from his 1949 class at Plum Point School Anglican All Grade School. Pictured, from the left, Ben Coombs, Lloyd Kean, Wallace Maynard, holding a picture of his former student Roland Kean, Jim Coombs and Neville Kean.

In September of 1949 Wallace Maynard he received his first job as School Teacher at the Plum Point Anglican All Grade School. Along with the duties of school teacher he also performed the duties of Lay reader in the Anglican Church in Plum Point. 

This week while attending a memorial for his former student, Roland Kean, Maynard was reunited with four of his former students including Lloyd Kean, whom he had not seen for more than 60 years.

Although it was a sad occasion the students were happy to tell stories from their school days and be reunited with their former teacher.

In September of 1949 Wallace Maynard he received his first job as School Teacher at the Plum Point Anglican All Grade School. Along with the duties of school teacher he also performed the duties of Lay reader in the Anglican Church in Plum Point. 

This week while attending a memorial for his former student, Roland Kean, Maynard was reunited with four of his former students including Lloyd Kean, whom he had not seen for more than 60 years.

Although it was a sad occasion the students were happy to tell stories from their school days and be reunited with their former teacher.

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