Generations honored generations as 25 years of seniors dinners were celebrated yesterday at a local high school.

Drumheller Valley Secondary School hosted yet another seniors dinner for the Drumheller and surrounding areas golden years members.

The 25th year was honored by special guests, previous prinicpals and educators and the seniors that this dinner was made for.sdinner3Bob Benner

"I think it's a good cause for the seniors to have a good supper and to meet new people," said DVSS student, Brody Ewing.

The dinner was made by the cooking students from the school. They served turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, a home-made bun and carrots served with cranberry sauce and gravy.

"It's a very good thing and gets you in the Christmas spirit," said Senior attendee, Bob Benner. "The school, the student and the staff do an excellent job. I hope they never quit it."

sdinner7L-R Brody Ewing and Luke MilesThe DVSS choir sang Christmas carols before the dinner started, followed by speeches from Principal Curtis Lapierre, former Principal Tom Zariski, Pioneer Trail President JoAnne Moulton, Mayor Heather Colberg and senior student speaker Brandon Holden.

"You don't know what they (the seniors) have been through and it's just a day that they might not have had a chance to talk to anyone. When you have a chance to make someone's day, it's really cool."

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