TC Fifth Graders Surprised With New Bikes At Graduation Ceremony

Dozens of fifth grade students got a surprise during their elementary graduation Wednesday.

Wednesday morning, 50 fifth graders at Blair Elementary School in Traverse City were given a bike at their graduation ceremony.

10 Grand Traverse County building companies bought and put together the bikes.

Students say it was a great surprise to end the school year.

“It’s really exciting. When the principal said that she was giving a bikes away— I thought only three students were going to get them,” said Kassidy Caugh, fifth grade student. “I was so excited—I thought I was going to cry.”

All the girls received blue and pink bikes.

The boys received green and white bikes.