YORK COUNTY, Va. — A York County teacher is showing her support for one of her students battling cancer, by shaving her head.
Sandi Murawski, a kindergarten teacher at Magruder elementary, pledged to shave her head if her students raised $500 for their classmate, who is battling cancer.
Her student Gracie, was diagnosed with leukemia and has to be hospitalized for six months.
The school held a fundraiser for her called “Hats on for Gracie,” where students, teachers and staff got to where their favorite hats to school for at least an $1 donation.
The school ended up raising $3,000 in one day to help cover Gracie’s medical costs.
Mrs. Murawski had her head shaved Thursday morning on the elementary school’s morning show.