Community Press Release
Patriots players James White, Rex Burkhead, Stephen Anderson, Keion Crossen and Braxton Berrios visit teachers and students at the Igo Elementary School on Tuesday, May 7, in recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week.
The New England Patriots celebrated National Teacher Appreciation Week with a surprise visit to the Igo Elementary School in Foxborough Tuesday afternoon to thank teachers and staff for their dedication to their profession and the impact they make on the lives of their students.
Patriots players James White, Rex Burkhead, Keion Crossen, Stephen Anderson and Braxton Berrios roamed the hallways with Igo Principal Mike Stanton, Foxborough Schools Superintendent Dr. Amy Berdos and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Alison Mello; bouncing from class to class to thank more than 60 teachers and staff and visit with students.
The players presented each staff member with flowers, a personalized certificate of appreciation from the Patriots Foundation and a Patriots Super Bowl LIII Champion hat.
ABOUT THE NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS FOUNDATION
The New England Patriots Foundation was created by Robert Kraft to support charitable and philanthropic agencies throughout New England. The Foundation’s primary goal is to support programs that aid the youth and families of New England while underscoring the Kraft family’s deep commitment to philanthropic activities in the community. The Foundation actively supports non-profit groups focusing on health, education, youth fitness and community enrichment while also implementing its own programs in those areas of focus. For more information about the New England Patriots Foundation, visit www.patriots.com/community.