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It’s been nearly 20 years since Sister Dawn Gear, sitting, foreground right, served as principal of St. John Neumann Regional School in Lilburn. Since the school has a special place in her heart, Sister Dawn returned on May 7 to celebrate her 50th jubilee as a Grey Nun of the Sacred Heart. Sitting next to Sister Dawn is Sister Cathy Bleiler, another Grey Nun of the Sacred Heart who also resides at the motherhouse in Yardley, Pa.Photo By Michael Alexander
It’s been nearly 20 years since Sister Dawn Gear, sitting, foreground right, served as principal of St. John Neumann Regional School in Lilburn. Since the school has a special place in her heart, Sister Dawn returned on May 7 to celebrate her 50th jubilee as a Grey Nun of the Sacred Heart. Sitting next to Sister Dawn is Sister Cathy Bleiler, another Grey Nun of the Sacred Heart who also resides at the motherhouse in Yardley, Pa.

Lilburn

Sister’s jubilee not complete without visit to Catholic school she founded

LILBURN—Sister Dawn Gear took a victory lap at St. John Neumann Regional Catholic School, as she walked the hallways and peeked inside the classrooms she planned and cajoled construction workers to build. The longtime educator and founding principal of St. John Neumann returned to the Atlanta area May 7-9 to celebrate her 50 years as […] Full Story