On Thursday morning, 2nd-grade students at Alsup Elementary rode brand new bicycles they would also get to take home! The nonprofit Wish for Wheels partnered with Sturgeon Electric Company and Industrial Constructors/Managers to donate more than 40 bicycles.
As students put on their safety helmets and got on the blue bicycles, some took off pedaling immediately while others learned to ride for the first time with the help of volunteers.
“We’re really happy that Wish for Wheels could provide this opportunity for our second graders,” said Principal Dawn Menard. “It’s amazing seeing them all out here riding around on their bikes so happy. I can’t wait for them to be outdoors more on their brand-new bikes.”
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