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Francis Kofi began his annual artist in residence sessions in Farmington schools this week. He's working with Meadowview students this week, but he'll make his way around to all of District 192's elementary schools by winter.

Students feel the rhythm

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Now, repeat after me," said Francis Kofi from the center of the music room at Meadowview Elementary School. "Ki. Ki. Lam-bey-bey-bey."


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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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