Madison-Plains board honors the late Mason Cordell

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(Posted July 25, 2019)

By Josephine Birdsell, Staff Writer

The Madison-Plains Board of Education honored the late Mason Cordell with a moment of silence at the board’s July 23 meeting.

Cordell died on July 18 after a motocross accident. He graduated from Madison-Plains High School in May and was active in the community. He participated on the high school football team, Future Farmers of America chapter and the power-lifting team.

“Mason was a special young man,” said Board President Mark Mason. “The Madison-Plains community was blessed to have a part of him.”

The board is working to provide grief counselors for students and community members. A scholarship fund is to be set up in Cordell’s name.

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“Seed Consultants has been incredibly good to Madison-Plains,” said Mason, “We appreciate all of the hard work that went into getting that donation.”

Micheal English took the oath of office as a newly appointed member of the Madison-Plains school board. He will serve through Dec. 31, 2019.

Madison-Plains Treasurer Todd Mustain (right) administers the oath of office to newly appointed school board member Michael English.

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