Being grateful

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These kindergarten students at PG Elementary School were recognized for the character word "gratitude" — (back, left) Evie Rogers, Jensen Mincks; (front, left) Jax Dean, Maddoc Spears, Davis Walton, Eden Reynolds. Not pictured, Caleb Alvarado.
Photo submitted These kindergarten students at PG Elementary School were recognized for the character word "gratitude" — (back, left) Evie Rogers, Jensen Mincks; (front, left) Jax Dean, Maddoc Spears, Davis Walton, Eden Reynolds. Not pictured, Caleb Alvarado.

Photo submitted These kindergarten students at PG Elementary School were recognized for the character word "gratitude" -- (back, left) Evie Rogers, Jensen Mincks; (front, left) Jax Dean, Maddoc Spears, Davis Walton, Eden Reynolds. Not pictured, Caleb Alvarado.

Photo submitted These kindergarten students at PG Elementary School were recognized for the character word "gratitude" -- (back, left) Evie Rogers, Jensen Mincks; (front, left) Jax Dean, Maddoc Spears, Davis Walton, Eden Reynolds. Not pictured, Caleb Alvarado.

Submitted photo These first graders at PG Elementary School were recognized for the character word "gratitude" -- (back, left) Leah Peden, Amelia Grubbs, Maxlynn Starr, Camilla Conrad; (front, left) Eva Edgington, Ellis O'Rourke, Avery Williams. Not pictured, Caden Wright and Juan Pablo Saldana Mireles.

Submitted photo These first graders at PG Elementary School were recognized for the character word "gratitude" -- (back, left) Leah Peden, Amelia Grubbs, Maxlynn Starr, Camilla Conrad; (front, left) Eva Edgington, Ellis O'Rourke, Avery Williams. Not pictured, Caden Wright and Juan Pablo Saldana Mireles.

Submitted photo These second-grade students at PG Elementary School were recognized for the character word "gratitude" -- (left to right) Gus Stolzer, Brody Smith, Beckett Steele, Vivian Crigler, Cataleya Rojas, Gael Gonzalez. Not pictured, Sophia Pyle.

Submitted photo These second-grade students at PG Elementary School were recognized for the character word "gratitude" -- (left to right) Gus Stolzer, Brody Smith, Beckett Steele, Vivian Crigler, Cataleya Rojas, Gael Gonzalez. Not pictured, Sophia Pyle.

Submitted photo These third-grade students at PG Elementary School were recognized for the character word "gratitude" -- (back, left) Sawyer Barnett, Kinsley Dersam, Zelda Harris, Madalyn Hixon; (front, left) Charleigh McCoy, Evelyn Brace, Mackenzie Holt. Not pictured, Michael Townsend.

Submitted photo These third-grade students at PG Elementary School were recognized for the character word "gratitude" -- (back, left) Sawyer Barnett, Kinsley Dersam, Zelda Harris, Madalyn Hixon; (front, left) Charleigh McCoy, Evelyn Brace, Mackenzie Holt. Not pictured, Michael Townsend.

photo Submitted photo These first graders at PG Elementary School were recognized for the character word "gratitude" — (back, left) Leah Peden, Amelia Grubbs, Maxlynn Starr, Camilla Conrad; (front, left) Eva Edgington, Ellis O'Rourke, Avery Williams. Not pictured, Caden Wright and Juan Pablo Saldana Mireles.
photo Submitted photo These second-grade students at PG Elementary School were recognized for the character word "gratitude" — (left to right) Gus Stolzer, Brody Smith, Beckett Steele, Vivian Crigler, Cataleya Rojas, Gael Gonzalez. Not pictured, Sophia Pyle.
photo Submitted photo These third-grade students at PG Elementary School were recognized for the character word "gratitude" — (back, left) Sawyer Barnett, Kinsley Dersam, Zelda Harris, Madalyn Hixon; (front, left) Charleigh McCoy, Evelyn Brace, Mackenzie Holt. Not pictured, Michael Townsend.