Mills went from teaching in one-room schools to principal

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Courtesy/Jeremy P. Ämick: Bernyce Mills was born on her parents’ farm near Prairie Home and later graduated from high school in Clarksburg. She spent many years teaching in one-room schools in Moniteau and Cooper counties before being twice elected Moniteau County Superintendent of Schools.

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of five articles honoring educators in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week.

Bernyce Don Carlos was born June 21, 1895, on her parents’ farm near Prairie Home.

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