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This photo of a U.S. flag by fifth grader Zeldie Anderson is one of the pieces of artwork by local students that will hang this year at Fairview Ridges Hospital.

Farmington student art on display at Fairview Ridges


Kids’ artwork is bright. It’s cheerful. A lot of the time, staying inside the lines isn’t even a consideration. It’s almost guaranteed to make someone else smile.

And bringing smiles may well be why the Fairview Ridges Hospital Healing Arts Committee asked Farmington elementary teachers to contribute some student artwork this year.

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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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