OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Nearly a decade and a half in the making, Omaha Public Schools said goodbye to a beloved security guard Friday.
To Ernie Wright‘s surprise all of his friends and coworkers at OPS Headquarters were there to wish him well on retirement.
Wright told WOWT 6 News he was stunned, but he was so popular we barely had time to ask him one question.
“I didn't know I thought it was a fire drill or something, there were so many people! I didn't see them until I rounded the corner there. I've never seen anything like that,” he said.
WOWT 6 News also caught a glimpse into at least one reason why Ernie will be missed as he held the door for everyone to file into his party.