December 07, 2023

Marquette Academy students get sheep shearing lesson

Students learn how to shear sheep and discuss uses for the wool

OTTAWA, Ill. — Students at Marquette Academy in Ottawa got an up-close look at a sheep shearing demonstration Aug. 25.

Brought in by vocational agriculture teacher Teresa Dittmer, Sid Dezries, of Freeport, demonstrated how he shears sheep and talked about the many uses for the wool.