Garon Overfield has joined the Prairie Home School faculty for the 2010-11 school year as a fifth grade teacher.
Originally from Hannibal, Overfield, 27, graduated from Hannibal-LaGrange College in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.
Previously, he was a fourth grade teacher for four years at Bunceton.
"My goal is to touch the lives of my students and help them develop a hunger for true, meaningful learning," Overfield said.
He lives in Boonville with his wife Jennifer, who has also joined the PHS faculty this school year.
Photos of some of the new faculty at Prairie Home School.
For more photos of the faculty check out the Aug. 24 issue of the California.