Friends welcome Lincoln students back to school

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Lincoln Elementary School students received a special welcome as they began the new school term this morning. Steve Hair reports that teachers and staff came to school this morning wearing T-shirts with the message, “I will be your Friend”.

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The shirts are part of a nationwide anti-bullying campaign that was started earlier this month by a Florida first grader who wanted to send a message of friendship to his classmates. Lincoln Principal, Tim Shepard says its a comforting way to get the new school year off to a good start .

It was also the first day of school for newly hired Wenatchee Public School’s superintendent, Paul Gordon who joined the Lincoln School staff in welcoming students back to school . . .

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Steve Hair
Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.