KEYSER - Frankfort High School mathematics teacher Amy Cowgill has been named the 2020 Mineral County Teacher of the Year and county executive secretary Linda Jackson has been named 2020 Mineral County Service Personnel of the Year.

By Liz Beavers
lbeavers@newstribune.info
Tribune Managing Editor
KEYSER - Frankfort High School mathematics teacher Amy Cowgill has been named the 2020 Mineral County Teacher of the Year and county executive secretary Linda Jackson has been named 2020 Mineral County Service Personnel of the Year.
Announcement of the winners was made Tuesday during the regularly scheduled Mineral County Board of Education meeting.
Cowgill, who has been teaching math classes at her alma mater for over 15 years, was honored as West Virginia State High School Math Teacher of the Year in 2016.
Also nominated for the county Teacher of the Year honor were: Amanda Bogdan, Jessica D’Accione, Robert Fazzalore, Darwin Gough, Teresa Lynn Leatherman, Sarah Malone, and Derek Stephen.
Linda Jackson serves Mineral County Schools as executive secretary in the central office and has been instrumental over the years in planning several county-wide events, including the Teacher and Service Personnel of the Year dinners and receptions.
Also nominated for that award were: Donna Canan, Charlene Deremer, Elizabeth Gray, Jacqueline Hanlin, Joan Hartman, Kim Keplinger, Regina Nelson, Nickole Price, Roxie Robertson and Sharon Smith.
Both the Teacher of the Year and Service Personnel of the Year will be the guests of honor at a reception on Thursday, May 2, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Terry Cannon Conference Room at the Mineral County Technical Center.