Students Bake Goods for Benefit

Students with three-year-old Willow Jacobs and her dadSeniors enrolled in the culinary arts: baking, production and management program of Alfred State College recently produced a variety of baked goods, including gingerbread houses, to be used as raffle prizes for a benefit held for three-year-old Willow Jacobs, Wellsville, who has been diagnosed with truncus arteriosus, a rare congenital heart defect. She has had two of four required open heart surgeries. Willow is pictured here with her dad, Pete Jacobs, and several of her benefactors who not only baked for the benefit, but also attended (standing, l-r): Kyle Moore, Macedon; Sarah Forenz, Jasper; friend Andy Von Hagn; Rachel Wurthman, Alden; Tess Fahey, Marathon; and Sarah Herman, Alexander; Kirmani Scott, Rochester, is seated in front with the Jacobs.