Photos courtesy of Valerie Newton
At the January meeting of the Bladen County Board of Education, Sup’t. Robert Taylor presented the outgoing Board chairman and vice chairman with a plaque of appreciation. Wilbur Smith served as the Board chairman and Ophelia Munn-Goins served as the Board vice chairman — each since December 2011. Also during the January meeting, Taylor recognized the incoming Board chairman and vice chairman: Ophelia Munn-Goins was elected by her fellow board members to serve as the Board chairman, and Alan West was elected to serve as the Board vice chairman.