Butterfield Elementary School Assistant Principal Alan Gofron was game to be used by students and teachers in support of a fundraiser. Photo by Michelle Chance

Teachers and students taped a local elementary school administrator to a cafeteria wall Friday.

Butterfield Elementary School Assistant Principal Alan Gofron adhered to the wall for 2.5 hours March 9 by duct tape donated by parents.

“This is a great opportunity to be up here and I’m taking one for the team,” Gofron said.

The lunchtime stunt was a humorous show of support for students who recently participated in the national fundraising effort Jump Rope for Heart.

Butterfield PE teacher Steve Sorenson said students raised $7,072 over the three-week event. Proceeds go to the American Heart Association.

Top fundraisers assisted teachers in the event, including second-grader Brooke MacDonald, who raised more than $600.

Gofron said he’s proud of the students for supporting a great cause.

“I’m at a loss of words right now, but I’m hanging in there,” Gofron said.

Butterfield students raised more than $7,000 for the American Heart Association. Photo by Michelle Chance


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