Wake County Public Schools principal given surprise celebration for 50 years as educator

CARY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Cary elementary school principal got the royal treatment when students and teachers surprised her with a celebration honoring her 50 years in education.

Sherry Schliesser was wheeled down the hallways of Kingswood Montessori Magnet School in a special chariot made for the occasion.

Students lined the halls with confetti, handmade signs and balloons. They said her kindness impacted them the most.

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According to the Wake County Public Schools website, Schliesser has been the principal at Kingswood for 12 years.
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