Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at the Magoffin County Board of Education regular meeting Shanna Howard was recognized as the county winner of the AARP Grandparent Essay. Shanna is a fifth grade student at South Magoffin Elementary.
Shanna chose to write about her maternal grandfather, Hager Minix. For her excellent composition she was presented with a $50 saving bond and a check for $25.
The Magoffin County retired teachers present this award annually. South Magoffin Elementary would like to thank them for their efforts to continue to help educate and motivate students.