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Johnson Co. principal has walked 162 miles to visit each of his students’ neighborhoods

Posted at 12:33 PM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 12:33:03-04

JOHNSON COUNTY — A Johnson County principal has done a lot of walking since classrooms have transitioned to the web.

Pleasant Grove Elementary principal Trael Kelly has walked every neighborhood in his Centre Grove district to see his students since the pandemic began.

In case you were wondering, that’s nearly 162 miles of walking.

Kelly said he hopes to continue visiting the students throughout the summer.

He says seeing his students has brought joy to his heart and he hopes he is doing the same for them and their families.