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BURKE COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A Burke County 8th grader got a sweet surprise at a school Friday.
Tierra Ivey's mother, SSG Tamera Myers of the United States Air Force, has served in Afghanistan for the last seven months.
Friday her mission was to give her daughter a homecoming to remember.
Burke County Middle School Principal, Dr. Mona Reynolds, set the stage for the surprise during lunch at their monthly First Friday event, calling Tierra to the stage to receive her gift for being such an all-star student.
That’s when she shocked the crowd by bringing out a special guest, Tierra’s mother.
Cheers erupted in the lunchroom as the two swallowed each other in a sweet embrace.
You can watch the full video posted at the top of this story for all the feels!