GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Tuesday marked the first day of school for many West Michigan students.
Those at Burton Elementary and Middle School in Grand Rapids got the red carpet rolled out for them.
Superintendent Bernard Taylor and teachers met to cheer on the students as they stepped off the bus.
The charity called Believe 2 Become organized the event.
"First day of school. It's special, man. So it's all about them on this morning. We need them to succeed. They need us to succeed as well. So this is a way of saying, 'Hey, you're important to our community,'" said Joe Jones of Believe 2 Become.
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