High School Teacher Takes Students To Dairy Farm To See Where The Whole Milk They’re Not Allowed To Drink In School Comes From

Leavitt Area High School in Turner, Maine

Leavitt Area High School in Turner, MaineTURNER — For 40 years, Sharon Hathaway taught home economics to hundreds of students at Leavitt Area High School. At noon Wednesday, the children of several of those SAD 52 students arrived with Hathaway on a school bus at Brigeen Farms Inc. The 9th- and 10th-generation family dairy farm at 590 Upper Street is run by Steve and Mary Briggs and Bill and Betsy (Briggs) Bullard, a former LAHS student of Hathaway’s. The 20 teens are students in Hathaway’s Exploring River Valley class, for which the Turner resident was recognized on Oct. 17 in Augusta as the 2013 Maine Agriculture in the Classroom Teacher of the Year. (read more at Lewiston Sun Journal)