Culinary students at Seaway Technical Education Center in Norwood bake 3,700 cookies for Potsdam Holiday Fund
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 2:46 pm

POTSDAM -- Culinary students at Seaway Technical Education Center in Norwood, led by their teacher Theresa Smith, baked more than 3,700 cookies for the Potsdam Holiday fund.

The treats will be added to the 338 food baskets distributed to families in need through the Holiday Fund.

The Potsdam Holiday Fund is an all-volunteer program that provides new toys, winter clothing and food baskets to families in need in Potsdam, Madrid, Hopkinton, Nicholville, Brasher Falls, Chase Mills, Fort Jackson, West Stockholm and Winthrop. Donations are always welcome and appreciated and may be sent c/o the Potsdam Holiday Fund, PO Box 827, Potsdam, NY 13676, or by visiting

In front from left: Heaven German, Dustin Dibble, Kayla Jandreau, Skye Price, Alicia Pitts, Hannah Donalis and Amanda Currie. Second row: Sonya Snyder, Sienna Bercume, Alicia Paul, Ashley Mead, Brianne Taylor, Marina Oaks, Katelynn Malone, Lindsey Levison and Kylie Maneely. Back row: Aarika Bernard, Kristen Meacharm, Leanne Cary, Zachary Williams, Heather Pike and Marlene Kellison.

Other students involved in the baking included Mariah Ashley, Nicole Russell and Clayton Martin.