A furry friend in Bridgeport Elementary’s library brings out confidence in the school’s students.
Penny, a rescue pet of the McCoy family, spends her days in the school’s library listening to students read books aloud to her, getting treats from staff members and kids, and making everyone’s day a little brighter.
Kim McCoy, Bridgeport’s librarian, said this year marks Penny’s second at Bridgeport. She previously graduated from Pawsibilities Unleashed and is a certified therapy dog. The family adopted the dog from the Lexington Humane Society. Penny is about 6 years old.
Carter Miller gives head pats to Penny. (Photo submitted)
“She was just really patient with both of our children and just really