On May 2, 2012 Liu Yan, Secretary of school party accompanied by other young school teachers, the administrative staff and some retired teachers traveled to Xiaoshan Yi Park to visit our school retired English teacher -- centenarian Xu Xiuzhen.

Ms. Xu Xiuzhen was born in 1913, graduated from Nanjing University . During her career, she taught mathematics, biology, English and other subjects. Because of her exemplary teaching level, she was admired by other teachers and students. In Xu Xiuzhen's teaching career, she has trained and mentored many excellent teachers, including Wang Wenshao, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

During our visit, Xu Xiuzhen recalled her school time with the school leaders, former colleagues, which also showed high expectations of the older generation of educators for school young teachers. Our delegation brought flowers to our retired colleague as well as one-hundred birthday cake and wished her continued good health and longevity.