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PECS students celebrate their grandparents

BRIGHTON — Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School students had a “love”-ly lunch Sept. 6 when grandparents, hugs and kisses filled the school cafeteria for Grandparents Day.

The menu consisted of fried chicken and all the fixings, but the look of love on young and older faces was the best part of the meal.

National Grandparents Day has been celebrated since 1978 to honor grandparents, give grandparents an opportunity to show love for their children’s children and to help children become aware of the strength, information and guidance older people can offer.

Emma Urbina is surrounded by grandchildren Elakaiah Collins, Nohea Collins and Esteban Santibanez Jr. at the PECS Grandparents Day luncheon Sept. 6. (Photo Beverly Bidney)
Albert Snow poses with grandson Jamarcus Davis at the PECS Grandparents Day luncheon. (Photo Beverly Bidney)
Joanne Osceola enjoys a laugh with children in the lunch line during PECS Grandparents Day. (Photo Beverly Bidney)
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Beverly Bidney
Beverly Bidney has been a reporter and photographer for The Seminole Tribune since 2012. During her career, she has worked at various newspapers around the country including the Muskogee Phoenix in Oklahoma, Miami Herald, Associated Press, USA Today and other publications nationwide. A NAJA award winning journalist, she has covered just about everything over the years and is an advocate for a strong press. Contact her at beverlybidney@semtribe.com.
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