College Students Surprise A Dining-Hall Employee With The Trip Of A Lifetime

January 23, 2016

59 year-old Vicke Davis is a local celebrity among students at Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University. On Thursday afternoon, about 100 students rushed Davis' cash register to surprise her with an oversize check for nearly $2,500 to see the Northern Lights in Canada.

good news acts of kindness
Photo: Rob Schumacher / The Republic

As an employee in the college's dining hall for the last three years, Davis has asked about the students' lives before every breakfast, lunch and dinner. And because she cares, she remembers their answers.

One chilly fall day last semester, junior Quintin Woods handed Davis his meal card to buy lunch and, as she swiped it, asked about her "dream trip."

Without hesitation, she replied "the Northern Lights." She heard that if you sing or whistle, the colorful streaks will dance with you.

Woods took it upon himself to start a fundraiser for Davis on Within 48 hours, more than 150 people had raised his goal of $2,000.

As Woods handed her the check and a camera to document her travels, Davis began to cry:

(h/t) az central

Like us on Facebook!

Click Here For The Most Popular On Sunny Skyz

feel good videoWatch A Perplexed Beaver Become The Accidental Leader Of 150 Cows

feel good storiesFamily Plays Horror Board Game And Gets More Than They Bargained For

feel good storiesThe 10 Funniest Sibling Photo Recreations On The Internet

feel good storiesIKEA's Brilliant Response To Fashion Company's $2610 Version Of Their $1 Blue Bag

feel good storiesWhat Becoming A Billionaire Actually Feels Like

feel good storiesThis Girl Made A 'Why You Should Date Me' Powerpoint For Her Crush

feel good videoNews Anchors Learn What A 'Furry' Is Live On Camera

feel good videoThis Kitten Was Abandoned, Then A Crow Does Something You've Never Seen

feel good videoThe Internet Can't Handle This Video Of A Baby Adoring His Mom

feel good videoComedian Has To Stop His Routine Because Of The Noise Coming From This Guy

feel good video After Unusual Bee Attack, Kentucky Farmer Gives The Most Country Interview Ever