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Bears learn life lesson with ‘Tie Your Shoes Challenge’

Every Robert J. Burch Elementary 1st grader was tasked to learn how to tie their shoes over spring break.

The Shoe of Fame is filled with the names of brave Bears who accepted the “Tie Your Shoes Challenge.”

Every Robert J. Burch Elementary 1st grader was tasked to learn how to tie their shoes over spring break, and those who were successful earned a walk on the red carpet and the chance to sign their name to the Shoe of Fame.

First-grade teacher Linda Barkoot was proud to see the students learn something that will carry with them the rest of their lives.

“We hope students learn a life skill, build confidence, and be independent.”

By Michael Cuneo

Michael Cuneo is a news and sports reporter for the Fayette County News. Michael graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Journalism in 2020. In his off time, Michael enjoys torturing himself as an Atlanta Falcons fan. Follow Michael on twitter @michaelcune