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Bolingbrook Best Buddies 'Turn Staircase from Dim to Bright'

Students, staff join with representatives of Bolingbrook Sherwin-Williams store to dedicate two-piece mural which hangs on the wall of the first landing int he D Wing stairway at Bolingbrook High School.

Bolingbrook High School Principal Michael White and representatives of the Bolingbrook Sherwin-Williams store join students and staff during a Best Buddies mural dedication ceremony. Credit: Larry Randa/Valley View School District
Bolingbrook High School Principal Michael White and representatives of the Bolingbrook Sherwin-Williams store join students and staff during a Best Buddies mural dedication ceremony. Credit: Larry Randa/Valley View School District
Submitted by Valley View School District 365U:

Members of Bolingbrook High School’s Best Buddies program Thursday formally dedicated a two-piece mural they created with some help from BHS art students and staff as well as staff from the Bolingbrook Sherwin-Williams store.

With Sherwin Williams Assistant Manager Katie Detro and Decoration Product Specialist Sharae Neff looking on, BHS Principal Michael White cut the symbolic ribbon on the mural which hangs on the wall of the first landing in the D Wing stairway.

“What a beautiful piece of art,” White said. “You have made this staircase turn from dim to bright.”

The right side of the mural contains the Best Buddies’ slogan “We change the world one friendship at a time” along with signatures of BestBuddies members.

“Best Buddies is an extra curricular club that supports friendships between individuals with intellectual disabilities and their peers,” said BestBuddies President Maddie Rollins before she introduced Principal White.

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