The assignment was so simple. Call area schools to see if any twins or triplets were enrolled.
Take pictures of them and wrap it all up in a nice little feature.
Well, it wasn’t here a set, there a set.
Calls to Washington Public Schools revealed an amazing 15 sets of twins attending class in the small district.
The breakdown was 10 sets in the elementary school, two in the middle school and three at the high school.
Purcell Public Schools reported five sets of twins each at the elementary and intermediate schools, as well as two sets of twins and one set of triplets at the junior high school.
The high school didn’t respond to calls or emails before the district closed for spring break and remained shuttered due to the coronavirus.
Wayne Public Schools has three sets of twins – two at the elementary school and one at the high school.
Across the river in Lexington, the count was two sets each at the elementary and intermediate schools and one set at the high school.
This week The Purcell Register will introduce you to the twins of Washington Elementary.
They are Kate and Lucy Hamm, pre-K; Hunter and Hudson Harris and Austin and Braxton Blackburn, kindergarten; Seth and Strydr Flora and Carson and Grayson Wesley, first grade; Evan and Wyatt Harryman, second grade; Cade and Colt Giltner, Anna and Bear Mitchell and Brynlee and Kynlee Mize, third grade; and Bo and Luke Nash, fourth grade.
Next week, meet another 10 sets of twins from Purcell Elementary and Purcell Intermediate Schools.