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January 14, 2023

Basana Chhetri (center), senior director of fashion design and apparel education at Interform, helps Sloane Lanning, (right) and Claire Rathbone, both 11-year-old fifth-graders at Hunt Elementary School in Springdale, as they learn to sew Friday, Jan. 13, 2022, at Interform in Springdale. The students are in an education accelerated by service and technology class and are partnering with Interform to learn to sew so they can make weighted vests and lap blankets which are useful when working with students with intellectual differences as a way to calm and soothe them. Visit for today’s photo gallery.
(NWA Democrat-Gazette/Andy Shupe)