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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Roger Beck retires in St. John after 52 years

Roger Beck

Roger Beck came to St. John in 1968 from Kellogg, Idaho.

ST. JOHN – He has taught in seven decades; the '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s and '20s.

Last Thursday, Roger Beck delivered caps and gowns to graduating seniors in St. John and Endicott, driving 110 miles, the senior class advisor for St. John/Endicott High School in his 52nd year at the school.

He is also retiring at the end of the year.

Is this true, for the business teacher, coach and advisor who has been there since zip codes were five years old?

"Oh yeah, they know it is," said Beck. "After 52 years, there's other things my wife and I would like to do. It's not fun to be a teache...

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