Pen pal program gives Giltner preschoolers a different view

Giltner preschoolers in Amy Wilson’s class have been given a unique opportunity to view Nebraska’s agriculture through a different lens. That lens, otherwise known as Judy Trent of Pleasanton, is the student’s new pen-pal. They received and reviewed her very first letter this week.

“Let’s see what we got,” Wilson said with cheer, taking the letter from the student she had asked to retrieve it from the classroom mailbox. “It’s a letter! Should we read it?”

Holding everyone’s rapt attention, Wilson unfolded the typed letter from Trent, including a page of photos of her farm. After beginning to read the letter and explain where she was from, Wilson continued reading about the producer’s job.

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