HAMDEN – Sacred Heart Academy student Annie Samson of Branford gets behind her grandparents, Nancy and Robert Lyons Sr. of North Branford, on Oct. 21 at the annual Grandparents Day sponsored by the sophomore class.
Miss Samson’s mother, Mary Lyons Samson, and her sister, Lauragene Lyons Katz, also at-tended Sacred Heart Academy.
Mr. Lyons spoke to the other grandparents about his long relationship with the academy and his strong belief in the mission, vision and core values of the school.
Sponsored by the school’s Office of Mission Advancement, the day brought students together with their grandparents for a continental breakfast; performance of songs from the upcoming musical, “Singin' in the Rain, presentations by President Sister Sheila O'Neill; photos; tours of the school; and a prayer service in the chapel.
More than 100 grandparents attended.