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DSC_2128Dean Philip Dickinson has been named Mendenhall High School Class of 2016 Valedictorian.

Dean is the son of Rhuel and Fonda Dickinson. Dean is graduating with High Honors,  4.0 GPA and ACT score of 30.

Dean has attended Mendenhall all of his school years. Dickinson is a member of the Tiger Football Team and Archery Team. During school he was a member of the Beta Club, Fishing Club, Football Team Captain, Math and Science Club, Eagle Scout, Future Leader of Simpson County, Student Council Representative, and elected Boys State.

Dickinson was awarded MS Scholars, Hall of Fame, Wendy’s Heisman School Winner, Outstanding Senior, Most Likely to Succeed, and Most Intellectual.

Dean enjoys fishing, hunting, weightlifting, reading and hanging with his friends in his spare time.

Dean plans to attend the University of Mississippi for 4 years and UMC to study to become an Orthopedic Surgeon (Sport’s Medicine Doctor).

Congratulations Dean!

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Patrice is married to Greg Boykin and they have two sons, Bradley & Alex Boykin. Patrice is a lifetime resident of Simpson County. Patrice retired after 25 years in the Insurance industry where 23 of those years were with State Farm Insurance in Magee. She is very active in the community and has served in several leadership roles. Patrice has been a Secretary for the Magee Touchdown Club for 19 years and President of the MS Scholars of Simpson County. Patrice was a member of the Magee Adopt A School Program. She was elected to a term on the Simpson County School Board. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Magee Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Keep Magee Beautiful Committee and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Simpson County Technical Center. Patrice is a member of the Simpson County Republican Executive Committee. Multiple times, Patrice was named Parent of the Year for Magee Schools as well as District Parent of the Year for the Simpson County School District. Patrice & her family are members of New Hope Baptist Church.


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