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SE Minnesota student and teacher awarded Defender of Kindness

A student and a teacher from St. Pius X School were presented with the Defender of Kindness award from the Minnesota Vikings.

Posted: Nov 7, 2019 5:59 PM
Updated: Nov 8, 2019 11:04 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn.- Viktor with the Minnesota Vikings made a trip to Rochester for his quest to stop bullying.

A student and a teacher from St. Pius X School were awarded the Defender of Kindness award. 

The award recognizes those who have gone above and beyond to stand up, take action, open up and protect against bullying.

Kindergarten teacher Emily Heydon and 4th-grader George Restovich are doing just that. 

The emcee of the event was a Minnesota Vikings cheerleader who's actually a Rochester native. 

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