Bananas serve up inspiration to students


(WWBT) Lunch ladies at one Virginia school are serving up a daily dose of inspiration for students by writing messages on bananas.

Jennifer Reed said the concept was created last year at Beaverdam Elementary School by a former employee.

After hearing about it from the other ladies in the ‘lunch bunch,’ she decided to continue the tradition this week.

“I thought it was a really great thing to do,” Reed said. “We have a really great community and families here. I’m sure a lot of children feel the love, but just in case somebody doesn’t I’d like them to feel that when they’re here at school. Everyone here is just lovely, sweet, kind and we promote kindness.”

“Anytime you can have a positive environment in a school you know great things can happen from that and they took this and ran with it,” said Principal Chip Joseph.

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