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Longtime Marion School Board
Members Honored for Service

From the Dec. 9, 2020
issue of The Journal

By Richard Harris
   Last week the Marion County Board of Education honored two longtime members who are retiring from the Board at the end of the year. Ann Watson served for 30 years (since January 1990), many of those as chairman, while Stanley Goodroe served for 20 years (since January 2001).
   "It was an honor and privilege to serve as

Superintendent of Education during the time Ann Watson and Stanley Goodroe were members of the Marion County Board of Education," said former longtime Superintendent Richard McCorkle. "These two individuals are to be commended for the years of dedicated service to the educational system of community. While every decision made by a BOE is of great importance, some decisions can be more ...
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