PHOTOS: Lewiston students plant fruit trees

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Lewiston High School student Bakal Djama plants an apple tree in Franklin Pasture Park behind the high school on Thursday. Students planted 25 fruit trees in an area known as Teisha’s Orchard. Students from Next STEP High will plant 25 more next week. Richard Hodges of ReTreeUS received a TD Tree Days grant from TD Bank to purchase the trees. Students, teachers, St. Mary’s Nutrition Center, ReTreeUS staff and members of Food Corps participated in Thursday’s planting. Teisha’s Orchard is a memorial to Teisha Loesburg, a student who died in a plane crash in 2006. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Lewiston High School student Iman Djana, center, plants fruit trees in Franklin Pasture Park behind the high school on Thursday. Students planted 25 apple, peach and pear trees in an area known as Teisha’s Orchard. Students from Next STEP High will plant 25 more next week. Richard Hodges of ReTreeUS received a TD Tree Days grant from TD Bank to purchase the trees. Students, teachers, St. Mary’s Nutrition Center, ReTreeUS staff and members of Food Corps participated in Thursday’s planting. Teisha’s Orchard is a memorial to Teisha Loesburg, a student who died in a plane crash in 2006. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Lewiston High School student Andrew Morissette gets a hand from educational technicians Erica Crowley and Mark Dolloff while planting a peach tree in Franklin Pasture Park behind the high school on Thursday. Students planted 25 fruit trees in an area known as Teisha’s Orchard. Students from Next STEP High will plant 25 more next week. Richard Hodges of ReTreeUS received a TD Tree Days grant from TD Bank to purchase the trees. Students, teachers, St. Mary’s Nutrition Center, ReTreeUS staff and members of Food Corps participated in Thursday’s planting. Teisha’s Orchard is a memorial to Teisha Loesburg, a student who died in a plane crash in 2006. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Lewiston High School student Amran Hassan gets a hand from educational technician Cheryl Hicks while planting a peach tree in Franklin Pasture Park behind the high school on Thursday. Bridgette Bartlett of St. Mary’s Nutrition Center helps at left. Students planted 25 fruit trees in an area known as Teisha’s Orchard. Students from Next STEP High will plant 25 more next week. Richard Hodges of ReTreeUS received a TD Tree Days grant from TD Bank to purchase the trees. Students, teachers, St. Mary’s Nutrition Center, ReTreeUS staff and members of Food Corps participated in Thursday’s planting. Teisha’s Orchard is a memorial to Teisha Loesburg, a student who died in a plane crash in 2006. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

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