Author Jennifer Thermes
Bookmarks sponsered the author and illustrator Jennifer Thermes to visit South Fork. Students from 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade heard Mrs. Thermes read her new book Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail. A story based on a true event from 1955, when Emma Gatewood at age 67 was the first woman to hike the entire trail by herself in one season. Students were also excited to find out Mrs. Thermes autographed two copies of her book for South Fork students to enjoy reading for themselves.