Students, faculty, family and friends celebrated Mrs. Joan Dowd’s 40th year of teaching in the Diocese of Scranton. Dowd began her teaching at St. Mary’s Assumption School in Pittston and currently teaches second grade at Holy Rosary School. She was honored at the back to school liturgy. IFrom left, first row, are Julie Dowd, Kevin Dowd, Michael Dowd, Joan Dowd, Ann Baker, Brian Dowd. Second row, Kathy Gilmartin, Assistant Superintendent of Diocesan Schools; Melissa Skutack, principal, Holy Rosary School; Joyce Piechota and Fr. Don Williams, Director of Vocations and Seminarians.