Devin from Leimbach Elementary Will Lead a Parade and Receive a “Wish Boost” Reveal from Make-A-Wish and Adopt-A-Wish Partners Napa Auto Parts & Sacramento Sheriff’s Department
Elk Grove, CA, June 9, 2021 – Elk Grove Unified thanks Make-A-Wish for working to fulfill one special Leimbach Elementary student’s wish for a police officer uniform and bike. The Leimbach student, Devin, was born with a condition that significantly affected his life since infancy, yet his drive and perseverance has helped him overcome the many challenges.
Now 10 years old, Devin has acquired an appreciation and passion for law enforcement, fueled in part by his love of the TV show Paw Patrol. Devin’s wish is to have his very own police officer uniform and bike. The Make-A-Wish Foundation, along with Adopt-A-Wish partners Napa Auto Parts and the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department are working to make Devin’s wish come true.
On June 10 at 8 a.m., Make-A-Wish and Adopt-A-Wish partners, Napa Auto Parts and the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department will reveal the “wish boost,” including the uniform, badge and bike that will be given to Devin at a later date. This will be an exciting event for Devin and his classmates, as Devin will lead a parade from Leimbach Elementary to Courtland Fire Protection District – Station 92.
About the Elk Grove Unified School District
The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.
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