Students at were excited to see camera crews and big checks come through the doors at Willow Bend Elementary.
5th grade Science Teacher Cheri Hurley received the award in front of her students on Thursday afternoon. Representatives from KCBD, Frontier Dodge, Spirit Auto, and Communities in Schools were present.
The award included a $500 personal check as well as a $500 check to a nonprofit of Hurley’s choice. Hurley chose to donate the nonprofit portion to Communities in Schools, who work directly with Frenship ISD to build relationships that empower students to succeed inside and outside the classroom.
Tune in to KCBD News Channel 11 at 6 PM on Tuesday, March 27 to see Ms. Hurley’s story!