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After forming a chain through the hallways Tuesday morning Farmington students gathered on the football field for a school cheer.

A chain of students to tie a school together


Farmington High School students connected in a big way Tuesday morning -- literally. All 1,600-plus of them. Up and down the hallways, spilling out to the high school football field.

There they were -- a giant chain made of the 2009-10 student body. Lined up stairwells, around the perimeter of the second floor in the gymnasium. They were everywhere, all waiting for their two seconds of fame.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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