Mill Creek celebrates the contributions of ever-positive, retiring softball coach Frank Turner

The wide, permanent grin. The “Hey, hey, hey” greetings. The overwhelming positivity.

Those trademarks of Frank Turner will be missing at Mill Creek High School after Friday, when the 64-year-old works his final day before retirement. The emotional farewell for the Hawks’ beloved stellar substitute teacher and assistant softball coach began Wednesday afternoon in the media center in front of family, friends, current and former colleagues, alumni students and more.