Former Educator, Principal Passes Away
April 1, 2013
A former local school principal has passed away. Pamela Henderson Mathis, 62, passed away last Thursday at her home in Century.
She was a lifelong resident of Century and graduated from Century High School in 1968. Despite a disability caused by childhood polio, she went on to become an educator for 32 years, earn a Masters’ Degree in History and a Specialist Degree in education. She was the first teacher in Escambia County to earn a National Teaching Certificate from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. She retired from education as principal of Ernest Ward Middle School.
A memorial service will be held Friday, April 5 at 6 p.m. at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North in Cantonment.
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