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Students of Lunch

    Amanda Brunjes (12)

    “It’s the best job I’ll probably ever have. Flexibility, free food, and so much love and support from my boss, Cindy, and other loving women in the cafeteria. They’re so kind and generous.”

    Caleb Siguenza (12)

    “Chicken and waffle day is my favorite day. It’s the one day of the month where everyone actually wants the lunch and it’s just crazy busy and hectic.”


    Tiffany Lo (12)

    “I began working as a lunch worker this year because I wanted to earn money and gain some work experience.”


    Keanu Lam (12)

    “My favorite part of the job is connecting to the teachers. I get to know them pretty well through our conversations every day.”


    Mya Cage (12)

    “The cafeteria may seem like a small job but the people you work with, including the adult staff, for that small amount of time is worth the bonds.”


    Marguerita Cuevas (12)

    “My favorite part is that fact that you can [get work experience] as a teenager.”


    Wei Tse Tai (11)

    “The lunch ladies are really nice to us; I really appreciate it when they bring us food.”


    Claire Tieu  (12)

    “I wanted to be financially independent, and through this job I can use my own money instead of my parent’s ”


    Tien Tran (11)

    “Every person should try it out. It’s a fun job and you get paid too. Also, it gives you a valuable experience.”

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