BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. - Students at Sullivan Central High School are shaving their heads to show support for a fellow classmate who has cancer.
The student, sophomore Nick Shortridge, is undergoing chemotherapy right now.
One of his peers decided to raise money for the family by selling tickets for $5.00 to shave their heads.
Dozens of students participated. Even the assistant principal had his head shaved to honor Nick.
"I know he's a good kid and he doesn't deserve what he's going through. I just wanted to say, 'Hey man, I love you,' and show the school support that we're here for him. Just want to show him that love," says Jacob Worley, a student at Sullivan Central High School.
The goal was to raise $1,000, which we're told they exceeded.