Boyle County student gets a gift from KFC for a paper

Courtesy: Boyle County Schools Facebook page

DANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – He thought he was just doing homework, but one student got a pleasant surprise in Boyle County.

Boyle County Schools say a sixth-grade class was assigned to write a paper on any topic, and one student chose Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Colonel Harland Sanders as his subject.

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As a thank you, the school says the restaurant chain sent him a basket full of KFC goodies.

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