Muskegon-area teacher racks up 55 years, says she's not ready to retire

WZZM-TV photoCheryl Lake, a third-grade teacher in the Orchard View school district in Muskegon County, says she's not ready to retire despite 55 years of service. 

MUSKEGON — It could be a state record, but even if it's not, Orchard View Public School's Mrs. Lake has been in the classroom for 55 years — and counting.

That long career in education started just two days after Cheryl Lake graduated from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo.

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