A group of Valley Christian freshmen collected money from their classmates to surprise Mr. Lara for his birthday with a pair of his dream shoes.
The video has gone viral on Twitter. At the time of this writing, it had amassed over 400,000 views (now up to 4.26 million as of noon on Friday) across the world in less than a day.
Check out the video below by Sailor Coutermarsh ’21 on Twitter.
since our teacher is leaving and today is his birthday we got him his dream shoes he talks about everyday ❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/D9OHi6rkf7
— sailor (@sailorcout) April 25, 2018
Thank you for your dedication to the next generation of flight, Mr. Lara. We’re honored to be a part of your classroom. https://t.co/xl22MrGcjF
— Jordan (@Jumpman23) April 27, 2018
— Marcus Jordan (@HEIRMJ) April 27, 2018
it was so fun planning it! mr lara deserved all of it and more! he is truly the best teacher ever and such a blessing. fun planning it with @sailorcout 💙💙
— Jaci Jones (@JaciJones1) April 26, 2018
we love Señor Lara and wanted to give back to him for all of his hard work! He has been there for all of us and is such a good teacher. so happy that all of our planning worked out!
— Elise Gasson (@eliseraquel4) April 26, 2018