Teacher makes half-court shot in playground to earn class treats
A third-grade teacher from the Washington, D.C. area has hit the internet by storm for making an incredible long-distance shot to earn her class some holiday treats.
Kathleen Fitzpatrick, the teacher in the wide-spread video, was having fun with her class on the school playground of Holy Trinity School in Georgetown, when a final decision was made. She told the class that if she made a half-court shot, the entire class would be able to spend their final bit of school time before the holidays with a cup of hot chocolate.
Of course, Ms. Fitz the shot.
A moment those kids will never forget 🥰
Third grade teacher Ms. Fitz promised her class hot chocolate if she made this shot ☕️
Way to go, Ms. Fitz!
🎥: htsgeorgetown/IG pic.twitter.com/wqnc22vNEZ
— CBC Sports (@cbcsports) December 23, 2021
The pure joy on the kids’ faces as they know they are going to earn something tasty is simply precious.
This holiday-themed feel-good moment spread through social media like wildfire, providing a nice moment right before the holidays.
brb if u need me I’ll be sobbing https://t.co/7Ls8gReFkU
— Spoked Z (@SpokedZ) December 23, 2021
So glad to see kids having unbridled joy. Can't imagine how hard the past few years have been for them https://t.co/r3XrihkwTd
— DJ Bodega Cat the Villainous Mercutio (@yolo_pinyato) December 23, 2021
Watching this over and over, focusing on a different child’s reaction each time. https://t.co/mrFT8azlhH
— Rebecca Lobo (@RebeccaLobo) December 23, 2021
Teachers deserve a bazillion dollars a year. Also, Ms. Fitz has crazy range… https://t.co/RXZzm6Tfz1
— Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@RexChapman) December 23, 2021
There is a reason why Fitzpatrick has “crazy range.” Not only did she bring her talents to the playground, but Kathleen Fitzpatrick spent – leading the team in three pointers and free throw percentage in two of them – and finished her collegiate career at Rutgers University. She is a shooter.
Who needs a clutch game-winning shot to win a championship when you can get hot chocolate instead?
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