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Family literacy night draws 500 to NTES


North Trail Elementary School principal Dr. Steven Geis estimated that about 500 students, with their parents and siblings, turned out for Tuesday's Family Literacy Night event. The timing was coordinated to celebrate the birthday of children's book author, Dr. Seuss, so all of the books read during the read-along portion of the event were written by Dr. Seuss.

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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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