Ilee Lewis, left, speaks while presenting the Belonging Bench to students at Maple Lawn Elementary in Sumner on June 9. When students feel lonely or don’t have anyone to play with, they can go sit on the bench, and someone from the Early Act Club or another student will invite them to play.
Ilee Lewis, left, speaks while presenting the Belonging Bench to students at Maple Lawn Elementary in Sumner on June 9. When students feel lonely or don’t have anyone to play with, they can go sit on the bench, and someone from the Early Act Club or another student will invite them to play. Joshua Bessex jbessex@gateline.com
Ilee Lewis, left, speaks while presenting the Belonging Bench to students at Maple Lawn Elementary in Sumner on June 9. When students feel lonely or don’t have anyone to play with, they can go sit on the bench, and someone from the Early Act Club or another student will invite them to play. Joshua Bessex jbessex@gateline.com