GCC TRIO students gather for blanket bee
February 17, 2021
By CHARITY SMITH
IRONWOOD - Students in the Gogebic Community College TRIO program will stay warm this winter after learning how to make tie-blankets last week.
Students were able to pick out the material they wanted for their blanket in advance, according to Kris Michel, TRIO program coordinator. When they got together on Feb. 10 for their blanket bee, the students were given a quick lesson on blanket making and then got to work.
Michel said it took them about two hours to complete the blankets, which they got to take home.
"The nice thing was it gave them a ch...