The actress was honored Friday in Louisiana for her donations to a school destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
Wired PR News – Sandra Bullock has been honored for helping in the rebuilding of a Louisiana school destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the actress received the honor Friday for donating to the public high school, which was subjected to $4 million in damages after the disastrous storm.
Bullock is quoted by the AP as stating of her induction into Warren Easton High School’s “Hall of Fame,” “I just write the checks” and that she “rides the coattails of people who do amazing things.”
As noted in the report, Bullock’s donation, which she is quoted as calling, “the best investment I ever made,” contributed to scholarships and band uniforms for the students as well as auditorium repairs.
Bullock is further quoted by the AP as stating, “It’s not just reading, writing and arithmetic… Where’s the joy in life? In New Orleans, it’s in music.”
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