700 Students Form A Guard Of Honor To Thank A Retiring Teacher On His Last Day

December 21, 2016

It was an unexpected moment that was full of emotion for Alain Donnat.

retiring teacher students guard of honor

After 38 years, the physical education teacher at the Collège Paul-Fort in Is-sur-Tille, France, retired on Friday, December 16th.

At the time of his departure, more than 700 students formed a hedge of honor to show their appreciation.

"I saw the looks of children crying, I had to cry too," Donnat said.

Watch the video here:

(h/t) FranceBleu.fr

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