Lake Geneva scholar with cerebral palsy receives donated electrical bicycle | Native Information
Brooks Guif received his electrical bicycle at the moment in a gesture of friendship and assist from fellow college students and workers at Badger Excessive College.
The Badger senior, who has cerebral palsy, acquired the $5,300 bicycle as a present from fellow college students and others on the college, to assist him enhance his mobility round city.
“I really like this college a lot with all my coronary heart,” Guif stated throughout a shock presentation at the moment on the college’s baseball discipline.
Members of the 2019-2020 freshmen class at Badger, led by Assistant Principal Michael Giovingo, organized a fundraiser last year to buy the bicycle for Guif as a result of his incapacity makes it bodily tough for him to get round.
The electrical bicycle will permit him to journey extra simply between dwelling and college and elsewhere.
The scholars partnered with Lorelei Bittner’s Bakery in Lake Geneva on a “Pies for Brooks” fundraiser that raised about $1,400. One other $3,900 was raised by different donations, together with from Badger college students, employees and alumni.
The whole value of the bike was about $5,300.
Guif, 18, was joined at the moment by his mom, Susan Guif, sister, Ashley Guif, and others, as he acquired the bicycle as a shock for his 18th birthday. College Superintendent James Gottinger and Badger Principal Jennifer Strauss additionally had been in attendance.