Students Welcome Grandparents

Meridian, Miss. Friday was the 1st Annual Grandparents Day at St. Patrick's School.

The school hosted a lunch for the students and their grandparents. About 150 grandparents attended.

School officials say it was a great time for grandparents and students alike.

"We're celebrating the ones who are here today, the ones who live far away and the ones who live in heaven as well," said Susannah Millar, a teacher assistant. "The ones who have grandparents, the grandparents have adopted other children in their class and so they are spread out throughout the cafeteria eating lunch with all the children"

The official National Grandparents Day is Sunday, Sept. 8.

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