A longtime educator in the Coastal Bend is getting ready to say goodbye to the profession.

Danny Noyola, Sr., is retiring Wednesday after 44 years in education. He is also celebrating his 65th birthday.

Noyola began his teaching career in the West Oso Independent School District back in 1974 as a coach and teacher. He would eventually become the principal at West Oso High School before transitioning to the Corpus Christi Independent School District, where he became an American government teacher at Moody High School.

Noyola eventually became an assistant principal at Moody before becoming prinicipal at Miller High School. For the last four years he has worked in the central office of the CCISD.

We wish Noyola the very best in retirement.

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