WINNSBORO — Students at Fairfield Elementary School got a nice surprise recently when the Believers and Achievers of Fairfield County paid a visit.
The Believers and Achievers brought Sheriff Will Montgomery, Winnsboro Police Chief Freddie Lorick, District 17 Sen. Creighton Coleman, and champion boxer Raymond Fowler plus Santa. The group gave out cards, candy and presents.
“A lot of our students may not have had as many presents but this made it a lot brighter, just to know that somebody really cares about them,” Principal Tammy Martin said.
Martin said she was especially pleased to be able to partner with the community again.
“The community is getting together with us to make sure we are partnering to make sure that we are doing what’s best for kids. Whether its giving, laughing, cheer, you’ve seen them smile, we’re just excited,” she said.
Darreyl Davis, president of Believers and Achievers, was just happy to have the opportunity to continue to work with the students.
“It means a whole lot to me to be able to give back to the community, especially for the kids. That’s always been one of my dreams and goals, to be able to give back,” he said.
Davis, chairman of the Elementary School Council, was quick to put the spotlight on all the help he had in arranging the day’s events.
“I’d like to thank my co-workers at Isola. Most of the gifts came from the employees at Isola,” Davis said.