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Simpson Academy Cougar Pride Varsity Dance team were runner up  class 4A/5A kick line dance at annual MAIS Cheer/ Dance competition. We are in our 4th year for the Dance program which was started by Nina Grubbs. 3rd year for the team to compete at MAIS competition. They were bumped up to 4A/5A. And competed against larger more experienced teams that consistently  win every year.

We are very proud of Nina, Jessa and our dancers for all the hard work and dedication. This is very prestigious award for our Simpson Academy Family. We would like to thank everyone who came to support us at competition!

Pictured from left Nina Grubbs( sponser)Mallory Cockrell, Ashley Cockrell, Jessie Wallace, Kenley Thornton, Mattie Jane Roberts, Abby Weston, Brianna Rayborn, Jessa Thornton (coach)

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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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