‘Garden Buddies’ get grant


Kim Finnerty, science educator at Edward Little High School, was recently presented a check for $500 by Lewiston Auburn Children’s Foundation Vice President Liza Dimitri. Finnerty and her science class have started a group called “Garden Buddies” with another group of students from the Park Avenue Elementary School in Auburn.Both groups of students will build seven raised garden beds and plant seeds this spring to be harvested later this year. The Lewiston Auburn Children’s Foundation will take applications for grants again in the fall of 2014. Top from left are Jim Chandler, Anab Noor, Emily Ouellette, Glenn Gordon, Sarah Marston, Brandon Fortier, Logan Bouchard and Melissa Collins; bottom, Jordan Lansley, Jeff Clark, Hunter Martin, Nate Patterson, Kaylee Pease, Trey Rogers, Kim Finnerty, Liza Dimitri, Tianna Harriman, Katie Laflamme, Shelby Dan, Aden Hassan and Dolan Cote.