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Battery Creek graduation remembers former Teacher of the Year, school’s gym will host funeral

Battery Creek seniors arrive for graduation

Battery Creek High School students make their way onto the field for graduation on June 1, 2017.
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Battery Creek High School students make their way onto the field for graduation on June 1, 2017.

Battery Creek High School’s graduation opened Thursday with a somber moment acknowledging a faculty member who should have been in attendance.

Pamela Darden died Monday at Nash Hospital in Rocky Mount, NC. According to Beaufort County Schools Spokesperson Jim Foster, Darden, 55, served as the school’s media assistant for several years and died after a brief illness. She was recognized in 2015 as one of the school’s teachers of the year.

Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday at Battery Creek High’s gym, with burial following Monday at 2 p.m. at Beaufort National Cemetery with military honors.

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