Albion FFA hosts fall festival for elementary students

Photos by Tom Rivers: Members of the Albion FFA hold pumpkins painted by elementary students today during a fall festival that continues on Wednesday. These FFA members include, from left: Dylan Fox, Natalie DiCureia and Lizzy Baker.

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 25 October 2016 at 3:22 pm

ALBION – About 700 students will be welcomed to the FFA classroom and ag shop today and on Wednesday to paint pumpkins (donated by Panek’s), play ag-related games, have cider (donated by Roberts Farm Market) and have an apple (donated by Nesbitt Farms).


Nick Reed, a senior, mans the station where students, including this first-grader Kiri Keller, try to throw a ring on a pumpkin.


Nick Sacco, a sophomore, makes apple sauce.


Omar Peterson, a freshman, runs the station where students try to match paper plates with Halloween themes.


Haylett Farms in Albion loaned a combine for this display. Students in Pat Levandowski’s first grade class hear about the combine from student Harrison Brown.


Some of the students take a peek underneath the big farm machinery.

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