Akron Schools teacher sings national anthem for Browns vs Steelers game

AKRON, Ohio — This week’s nationwide anthem might be sung by means of an Akron trainer who has enthusiasts now not simply within the stands however the school room.

Brian Johnson has taught for the Akron Public Faculties for greater than 30 years additionally sung within the opera for greater than 35 years.

About 3 weeks in the past his college coordinator of track’s reached out to him to look if he sought after to sing the nationwide anthem at a Browns sport. He mentioned sure and ran house to file.

“That is my room the place all of the magic occurs or extra accurately say all of the errors ahead of the magic occurs to occur in right here,” mentioned Johnson.

He despatched it in and was once just right to head. However after having more than one presentations canceled all through the pandemic he didn’t in an instant unfold the phrase.

“So I waited and waited and waited till I used to be completely certain that I used to be going to be doing it,” mentioned Johnson.”

He says his fifth graders are excited, however his kindergarteners are a bit of other.

“My kindergarten is such as you simply sing and so they suppose it is a lot cooler than I’ve an image of myself using the motorbike at the wall,” mentioned Johnson.

There’s a chance the anthem may not be televised however should you pass to Johnson’s Fb web page he posted a video of him making a song the anthem. He’ll submit the efficiency Sunday.

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