ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Fulton and DeKalb Counties kick off their first day of college on Monday and The Swag Store is ensuring their college students look recent for the primary day.
The swag store is a spot you may even see musicians or athletes getting their hair buzzed, however Saturday it was youngsters getting recent cuts.
“Can’t go to highschool wanting unhealthy,” mentioned tenth grader George Mathis.
The Witherite Regulation Group and V-103 teamed up with Rapper Killer Mike’s barbershops to get Fulton and DeKalb County youngsters prepared for his or her first day of college on Monday.
“It’s a vanity increase. You realize, feeling your greatest, wanting your greatest, exhibiting up in your first day of college, making that first impression. It simply goes a great distance,” mentioned Kimm White, the final supervisor of The Swag Store.
“We attempt to give actually huge blessings to households in want,” mentioned Huge Tigger. “Amy Witherite [Witherite Law Group owner] goes above and past to assist in giving again to the group that she serves. I’ve my good brother Killer Mike who’s the proprietor of the SWAG store’s two areas that we’re utilizing. Amy is a supreme benefactor extraordinaire and I’m joyful to be concerned. That is the folks’s station and we serve the folks. It’s the fitting factor to do to offer again and connect with the individuals who hear and assist us.”
With the current inflation rate over 10%, the teams wished to verify mother and father can afford the whole lot their baby wants for college.
“The necessities are actually all lots of people can actually afford, so if we will make it a little bit bit simpler on households, simply one thing that they don’t have to fret about, one thing that youngsters don’t have to fret about on their first day again to highschool, I imply, it makes a distinction,” mentioned Adewale Odetunde, an lawyer with Withrite Regulation Group.
A distinction for nearly 200 youngsters, together with Mathis. How’d he really feel about his new minimize?
Excessive reward from a youngster.
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