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3 McDowell County Students Win 2021 Golden Horseshoe Award

The West Virginia Department of Education was honored to announce the 2021 Golden Horseshoe winners for McDowell County.

Since 1931, students have been honored as knights of the Golden Horseshoe having demonstrated exceptional knowledge of West Virginia history on the state administered exam.

2021 McDowell County Winners were: Jaron Hale, Mount View High School, Michael Horn, Sandy River Middle School, and Elijah Shumate, Mount View High School.

This year, 222 winners will join the ranks of WV citizens who have won this prestigious award. Our county winners will have an opportunity to be recognized at the Golden Horseshoe ceremony on June 25, 2021.

“We are extremely proud of our winners,” said McDowell County Schools officials.