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Evelyn "Grandma B" Bolluyt and Morris Area Elementary School student Greta Hentges get in a little practice writing numbers on Tuesday at MAES. Bolluyt is in her eighth year with the Central Minnesota Foster Grandparent Program, and her fourth year working at MAES.

Grandma B gets all A's from students


By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

As the kindergartners file out of their classroom, they make sure to first wave goodbye to the 80-year-old woman seated on a tiny chair next to a kid-sized table.

"'Bye, Grandma B."

And Evelyn Bolluyt smiles and bids them a fond farewell, too.

"I always say, 'I've got 120 grandkids,' " she said.

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