Carrie Underwood Salutes Teachers as ‘Champions’ in #FeelGoodFriday Video

by Halle Ames
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The CMA Foundation has posted a video on Twitter of hit country star Carrie Underwood saluting teachers for “Feel Good Friday.” 

The 26-second video, which has been retweeted by Carrie, already has 23 thousand views. It also has 168 retweets, 13 quote tweets, and 1,100 likes. 

The caption of the video posted by the CMA Foundation said, “We couldn’t think of a better addition to #FeelGoodFriday than @carrieunderwood spreading some much-needed encouragement to teachers everywhere!” 

Underwood reposted the video with her own caption that thanks teachers as well. It said, “Thank you, teachers! You truly are our Champions! #FeelGoodFriday.”

In the video, the mother of two would like to thank all the teachers for their hard work to deal with the changing times. Due to the pandemic, many schools are still using online learning or hybrid courses to educate their students. 

“We are inspired every day by your courage, strength, and resilience and want you to know that we are keeping you in our thoughts as you navigate this confusing and uncertain time.”

She concludes by saying, “Now more than ever, lets come together to become a light and lift each other up. You are appreciated more than you know.”

Many fans commented in support of the artist and thanked her for her kind words.

One commented on the post, saying, “Yet another reason why you are #Highly#Appreciated#Respected#Followed by SO.MANY.FANS ThkU! #BlessYou

Another wrote, “Thank you!!! That means the world to us right now! Love you and appreciate all that you do! Keep letting God use you in all of the powerful ways that He does!!!”

Celebrate Our Heroes

Carrie Underwood is one of many country stars that are celebrating the frontline heroes of the pandemic for CMT’s Celebrate Our Heroes. 

In Underwood’s interview, she explained, “I have a special place in my heart for this particular group as my sisters are both teachers, and my mom is a retired teacher. Now more than ever, we recognize what an important and difficult job they have.”

Some of the other heroes celebrated include people in the professions: Healthcare, Business, Community Leaders, Food Industry, Infrastructure, First Responders, US Military, among more.

In addition, other celebrities featured on CMT’s Celebrate Our Heroes are Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Kelsea Ballerini, Sam Hunt, Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett, and Little Big Town. More famous names include Florida Georgia Line, Luke Combs, Jake Owen, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Lee Brice, Reba McEntire, Zac Brown, Brandi Carlile, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, as well as Lady Antebellum.

[H/T Country Now]