Tree decorating: Nov. 29, 2012 - Photo Gallery 2/8

These students from Richmond excited to visit with Santa and Janet Barresi after posing for a group photo in from of the school's decorated tree. School children from across the state came to the state Capitol to decorate 36 small Christmas trees in the hallways and rotunda. Gov. Mary Fallin and State Superintendent Janet Barresi joined Santa Claus in greeting the students at each tree after they were decorated. Many of the children stayed to watch the governor light the state Christmas tree on the south plaza on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman