Brooks Guif acquired his electrical bicycle right now in a gesture of friendship and assist from fellow college students and staff at Badger Excessive Faculty.
Lake Geneva scholar with cerebral palsy receives donated electrical bicycle | Native Information
The Badger senior, who has cerebral palsy, acquired the $5,300 bicycle as a present from fellow college students and others on the college, to assist him enhance his mobility round city.
“I like this college a lot with all my coronary heart,” Guif mentioned throughout a shock presentation right now on the college’s baseball area.
Members of the 2019-2020 freshmen class at Badger, led by Assistant Principal Michael Giovingo, organized a fundraiser last year to buy the bicycle for Guif as a result of his incapacity makes it bodily troublesome for him to get round.
The electrical bicycle will enable him to journey extra simply between dwelling and faculty and elsewhere.
The scholars partnered with Lorelei Bittner’s Bakery in Lake Geneva on a “Pies for Brooks” fundraiser that raised about $1,400. One other $3,900 was raised via different donations, together with from Badger college students, workers and alumni.
The overall value of the bike was about $5,300.
Guif, 18, was joined right now by his mom, Susan Guif, sister, Ashley Guif, and others, as he acquired the bicycle as a shock for his 18th birthday. Faculty Superintendent James Gottinger and Badger Principal Jennifer Strauss additionally had been in attendance.