On March 30th 2012, Linda Shepard of the Stonington Early Care and Education Center, also known as Island Head Start, was honored at the Child and Family Opportunities, Inc. All Staff celebration for her 35 years of service. Linda, a former Head Start parent and grandparent, has helped support generations of Stonington and Deer Isle children through her dedication to early education. She has been a mentor and strong supporter of teachers, families, and community members throughout her years. Some of her former students are now teachers with her at CFO! Congratulations and Thank You to Linda for all of her wonderful years of service!