Guam – The Guam Community College held a joint retirement ceremony today for the dean of the school of trades and professional services Reilly Ridgell and adjunct associate dean Barry Mead.
Ridgell started working at GCC as a teacher in 1980 and today retired just 2 months shy of 33 years at the college.
Mead also started as a teacher in 1988 before becoming the department chair of tourism and finally the adjunct associate dean.
Mead retired today after 25 years at the college. Ridgell will be replaced by former Guam DOE superintendent Juan Flores. No replacement for Mead has been named yet.