Gilmer County Elementary School hosted the 8th Annual Heritage Day on Friday, October 13th. Students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade were able to enjoy sessions all day. Each class rotated in 20-minute stations attending 11 stations throughout the day. The sessions included:

· Storytelling presented by Cherri West

· Spinning and Weaving presented by Bulltown Historical Area and Bulltown Historical  Association

· Maple Syrup Production presented by Kris Marsh

· Wool Spinning presented by Debbie Martzall

· Wood Burning presented by David Gerlach (Gerlach Rustic Wood Designs)

· Healthy Choices presented by Sheri Bond (The Health Plan)

· Rope Making presented by Donavon Caldwell (Bulltown Historical Area and Bulltown Historical Association) with assistance from McKenzie Goodnight and Anna Mason (GCHS FFA)

· Clogging presented by Bonnie Webb

· Square Dancing presented by Linden Family

· Butter Making presented by Shannon Adams

· Weaving presented by Debby Adams

· Molasses presented by White Family, Breanna and Rayanna White (GCHS FFA)

· Forestry Trailer presented by Jesse King (West Virginia Division of Forestry)

· Cornmeal Production presented by Ken Townsend

· Livestock presented by Mason Perrin, Matthew Perrin, Treyvan Sturms, Dalton Frye,

Kali Carpenter (GCHS FFA Members)

· Milking Goats presented by Linda Pennebaker

· Compasses presented by Callie Moyers, Jack Norman, Summer Bourn, Elijah Bourn (GCHS FFA)

· Ag Relay Races presented by Peyton Sauer, Jacob Stewart, Seth Stewart, Kevin Frymier (GCHS FFA)

· Farmer’s Market presented by Rt. 18 Farms, sponsored by Minnie Hamiliton Health Systems. Cloth bags were provided by WV Extension Agency.

Gilmer County Elementary School students and staff would like to thank everyone for their participation and continued support to make this day successful. It was a great day for everyone!

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