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Borah, Hillcrest start new buddy program

Borah, Hillcrest start new buddy program

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Borah High School and Hillcrest Elementary Schools are proud to announce the implementation of the Lunch Buddy Program between the two schools.

The high school has more than 75 elementary students paired with approximately 60 Borah High students. The Lunch Buddy Program connects a caring adult with an elementary student who needs a positive role model in his/her life. High School volunteers commit to eat lunch with this student during Borah High School collaboration days which extend through the lunch period.

After lunch they may read a book, play a board game or just talk. The one-on-one relationship which develops between lunch buddies often makes a profound difference in a child's life.