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Blue Jackets, Stinger recognize teachers for their hard work

Top educators honored during Teacher Appreciation Week

by Staff @BlueJacketsNHL /

Alex is currently finishing seventh grade at Bexley Middle School, but when the Blue Jackets announced they were hosting special deliveries to teachers in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, he knew just the teacher the team had to visit -- Mrs. Bidwell.

Back when Alex had her as his intervention specialist teacher in elementary school, he was embarrassed attending a special reading class, but Mrs. Bidwell made it fun with hockey. To help with reading, they would read CBJ articles and talk endlessly about the team.

It quickly became Alex's favorite class because of Mrs. Bidwell and her love of the Blue Jackets.

One Tuesday morning, Stinger and Alex surprised Mrs. Bidwell with a personalized CBJ jersey at school.             

Stinger also made three other special deliveries in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week:

Tweet from @CBJfoundation: Finished the day with a third delivery from @StingerCBJ to Mrs. Tackett! Thank you to all the teachers who continue to improve kids��� lives every day! You all deserve all the hugs! #TeacherApprecationWeek #CBJ | #CBJGivesBack

Tweet from @CBJfoundation: .@SWCSD Grove City High School chemistry teacher Mr. Eschbach had a surprise reaction this afternoon with a special delivery from @StingerCBJ! #TeacherAppreciationWeek#CBJ | #CBJGivesBack

Tweet from @CBJfoundation: Surprise! @StingerCBJ delivered a custom @BlueJacketsNHL jersey to @UA_Schools teacher Mr. Walter this morning in celebration of #TeacherAppreciationWeek! #CBJ | #CBJGivesBack 

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