Clara Barton Hawthorne students pay it forwardFargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Some Clara Barton Hawthorne 4th graders are paying it forward in a big way.
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Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Some Clara Barton Hawthorne 4th graders are paying it forward in a big way.
Students in Mrs. Scholand's class were given the opportunity through Junior Achievement and Bell State Bank to give $1,000 dollars to a group or organization of their choice.
Students chose fellow Oak Grove 4th grader Jordan Peterson. He's living in Texas right now awaiting a double lung transplant. Students were able to meet Jordan through face time and give him the check.
Gabe Simonson, 4th Grade: “Pretty good, like since he hasn't got his lungs yet I think he's really happy.”
Jordan’s father was on hand to accept the money. He says Jordan is currently at the top of the list for the transplant.