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School Custodian Gets a High 5

School Custodian Gets a High 5



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Coco Warner ReportingThey're the unsung heroes of nearly every school-- the custodians. Today we're singing the praises of one such man in Provo.

We received a great e-mail from Farrer Elementary School describing Randy Burnside as a caring, selfless man who works in a thankless job. So we helped the school say thank you with a High 5.

Don Dowdle, principal, Farrer Elementary School: "Randy, we nominated you for this award because this is more than a job. It's a heart. It's a living. And because of the deep care and concern you show for everybody-- students, teachers and parents-- everybody feels like they're your friend, and you're interested in helping them. We appreciate you."

Randy Burnside, nominated by staff and students: "I'm speechless. I don't know what to say. I'm thankful that they all did it. And like Don says, I love all of the kids and the staff, and I'm grateful to be here."

Randy keeps busy. When we were ready to surprise him, we spent several minutes trying to track him down.

You can nominate someone for a High 5 by following the link in the box above.

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