A local middle school made an inspirational banner for the kids of Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the tragic shooting. Windsor Central Middle School students and teachers got together to make the inspirational banner that says, “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within,” a quote from poet, Maya Angelou. The message resonated to students who were eager to get involved and help anyway they could. The teachers plan to send the banner filled with signatures from students to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school overnight as a gift of love and support. Windsor High School AP students also will be sending letters to students.
A couple won $200,000 just a few months after winning $3 million! Paul and Kris won last fall by entering their losing tickets in a second-chance drawing. Their newest win happened last week when a dozen Cash 5 tickets Kris bought with identical numbers earned a jackpot of $200,000. The couple already used their winnings to pay off their home, make investments and give large gifts to their sons.
An NFL star helped a girl ask a boy out to prom. High school junior Cate Bauer, reached out to Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster on Instagram to see if he would help ask out her friend Brian to the big dance. Brian just happens to be a huge JuJu and Steelers fan so he agreed to help ask the question. JuJu Facetimed Brian, and when he figured out who it was and why he called, of course, he agreed to go to prom with his friend Cate.
A man who competed in the Olympics came back to the US to serve in the military. Guor Maker was born in South Sudan, and escaped slavery there twice before he was able to come to the United States. Maker learned English and found his love for running when a high school teacher introduced him to the sport. His skills were so good it landed him spots in both the 2012 and 2016 summer Olympic games as a marathon runner. After retiring from the Olympics, Guor started technical training to join the Air Force. He hopes he can help the country who welcomed him when he escaped slavery in Sudan.