No substituting for this substitute
By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on October 28, 2013 1:46 PM
Helen Pierce, 85, receives her crown proclaiming her Rosewood High School's homecoming parade grand marshal Friday night from English teacher Kelly Jones. Mrs. Pierce has been a substitute in Wayne County schools for 45 years -- much of that time in Rosewood.
Eighty-five-year-old Rosewood High School substitute teacher and homecoming parade grand marshal Helen Pierce waves to the crowd during the school's homecoming parade on Friday.
There is no substitute for a good teacher -- but Helen Pierce certainly comes close. The 85-year-old has been a popular substitute teacher with Wayne County Public Schools for the past 45 years and shows no signs of slowing...
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