Mother surprised by daughter’s early return

Alycia Kay, left, surprised her mother, Webutuck High School secretary Melanie Kay, with an early return home from Texas. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

WEBUTUCK — The North East (Webutuck) Central School District showed just how everyone is treated like family by helping to reunite Webutuck High School (WHS) secretary Melanie Kay with her daughter, Alycia, on Thursday, Sept. 20.

For the last 10 months, Alycia Kay, 22, has been serving in her second year with the United States Army where she has been an ammunitions specialist. With her military orders requiring a full calendar year of her service, her family originally expected her back in New York near the end of October.

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