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South Side Elementary in Kendallvill honors Principal Jim Nixon.

South Side Elementary principal Jim Nixon is retiring this spring after a 36 year career in education.

Surprise for Kendallville principal

Photos by Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
Principal Jim Nixon chats with students after being surprised Thursday with a Distinguished Hoosier Award. He was also presented with a collection of letters of praise from current and former teachers. He's been the only principal at South Side.
Preschoolers honor Principal Jim Nixon at South Side Elementary in Kendallville on Thursday. Nixon is retiring this year after a 36-year career in education.

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