Presidental Turkey Makes Stop at North Trail on Way to the White House
North Trail students in first and second grade met a 45 pound Tom Turkey that could end up receiving the coveted Presidential Pardon. It was a unique learning opportunity provided by the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and Willmar Poultry. President Obama is expected to excuse one Turkey from the table next Wednesday, the day before the Thanksgiving holiday.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Students in 1st and 2nd Grade learned about turkeys and even met a 45 Pound Tom Turkey!
Steve Olson, Executive Director of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association answered questions.
The presentation provided facts about turkeys in general and Minnesota’s selection for the Presidential Turkey program!
Dr. Steven Geis, North Trail Principal helped lead the discussion.
This turkey is ready for primetime! When the cover was lifted the bird Improving nutrition and student health is a goal. kept his cool. Could the pardon be in his future? Water is offered with flavors such as lemon or cucumber.
Olson explained that the turkey that gets pardoned by PresidentObama will live out its life at Mount Vernon, the home of President Washington.
Cameras were out in force to capture images and video from the event to share with others!
A unique learning experience filled with facts to share with family over a Thanksgiving meal next week.