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The chair was a little big, but otherwise, first grader MacKenzie Frame felt pretty comfortable behind the principal's desk at North Trail Elementary School. Frame earned the Principal for a Day title after collecting the most donations in a recent Read-A-Thon.

A day to rule the school


Reading books paid off big time for North Trail Elementary School first grader MacKenzie Frame. She read so much, she got to rule her school for a day.

Along with all of the other students at NTES, Frame was challenged to collect pledges through a recent school Read-A-Thon. The incentive? Principal Steven Geis would step aside for the student who read the most.

That means Frame was principal for a day last Wednesday.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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