Jacksonville bus driver goes extra mile for student's birthday

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Bus driver Arletha Sherman gave one Jacksonville student a birthday she will never forget. 

Anna, a student at Sabal Palm Elementary in Jacksonville, was ready for a great day at school on her fifth birthday. Her bus arrived, but something special happened this time. 

Ms. Sherman had decorated the bus for Anna's birthday and gave her a princess crown. 

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"Anna’s bus driver went all out to make Anna’s birthday special!" a post on Anna's Facebook page said. "This princess dress and tiara are gifts from her, she decorated the bus and gave Anna cards, toys and hair clips. Anna felt like a real princess going to school this morning!"⁣

You can tell her happy Anna is and what a great day she had. 

Anna's aunt told News4Jax that Sherman and Anna have a close relationship and that Anna is going to be her flower girl in her wedding later this year. 

Check out Anna's Facebook page: Sunshine and the Shark

Anna’s bus driver #wentallout to make Anna’s birthday special! This princess dress and tiara are gifts from her, she...

Posted by Sunshine and the Shark on Wednesday, April 10, 2019

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Carianne Luter is a social media producer for News4Jax and has worked at Channel 4 since December 2015. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in communications.