September 2019

University of Tennessee to Sell Shirt Designed by Bullied Young Fan

After creating a homemade UT shirt for college colors day, an elementary school student from Florida was left in tears. The student's teacher, Laura Snyder, took to Facebook to share his story. Some girls at the lunch table next to his … had made fun of his sign that he had attached to his shirt ... He was DEVASTATED. I am aware that it’s not the fanciest sign, BUT this kid used the resources he had available to him to participate in a spirit day. , Laura Snyder, via Facebook. Snyder’s post was shared thousands of times, with UT taking notice and sending the child a care package full of merchandise. The university has also announced that the student’s design will be added to their official clothing line. A portion of the proceeds from the shirt sales will go to STOMP Out Bullying.