Like what you see? Join Insider on Nov. 30 for our best deal on an annual membership ever: $19.99 and we give you a $20 Amazon.com Gift Card (while supplies last).
WCPO Insider is a membership bringing you closer to the city you love. As an Insider you receive rewards, stories and access to new experiences across your community.
Student-teacher reunion three decades in the making
A big send off Monday was a Blue Ash teacher's way of giving thanks and saying farewell to his students after three decades of math instruction.
There's more to the story when you become an Insider. WCPO Insider's membership is an additional benefit on top of everything you can get for free on WCPO.com. We created an entire digital organization dedicated to bringing you exclusive access to in-depth stories that you can’t get anywhere else, handpicked events, and incredible savings on things you love to do. To find out more click here.
Tom Bremmes taught math for three decades at two middle schools in Cincinnati.
BLUE ASH, Ohio -- A big send off Monday was a Blue Ash teacher's way of giving thanks and saying farewell to his students after three decades of math instruction.
Tom Bemmes taught math at Sycamore and Lakota middle schools. He threw a retirement party at a park in Blue Ash, where up to 6,000 students could come out and celebrate.
"I know that I learned as much from the students as I taught them, and I learned more from the staff than I could teach them," Bemmes said. "So I wanted an opportunity to say thank you to everybody."
Watch the video player above to see former colleagues and students wish Bemmes well at his last hurrah - which included a little magic.