Vejar students present history quilt to Walnut Mayor


It’s not your grandmother’s quilt.

at Vejar Elementary School in Walnut decided to contribute to the
city’s 50th anniversary by creating a historical quilt.

No, the quilt isn’t 100 years old, but it does cover the city’s history through colorful panels designed by the youngsters.

To do so, the 9-year-olds had to research the past to create the quilt in the present for future generations to enjoy.

is so touching, it’s wonderful. You put so much effort in this and I
wanted you to know how much I appreciate your work,” Mayor Mary Su told
the students on June 2. The students had been bused in to City Hall for
the big presentation.

The mayor said the beautiful quilt will be hung in a prominent place in city hall.
Read the whole story in the Walnut Highlander.