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Pilot helps Ellsworth graders' imaginations soar

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The sky can spark a lot of imagination in a child.

There are cloud formations to ponder during the day, stars to count at night and the great beyond to visualize for the future.


For Luke Eaton, the sky is a workplace. Eaton, a 2002 Ellsworth High School graduate, talked about his job as a Mesaba Airlines pilot with second graders at Hillcrest Elementary School Thursday.

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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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