Carrie Underwood donates musical instruments to hometown Checotah schools

JENNIFER CHANCELLOR - Tulsa World Modified: August 28, 2009 at 2:17 pm •  Published: August 28, 2009
Today, country music superstarlet Carrie Underwood gave her hometown school district a gift that will change lives.

It's a gift of music -- to the tune of $117,000 in musical instruments – that she's donating to the three music programs at three Checotah schools.

From the auditorium stage in the small high school from which she graduated, Underwood's fifth-grade music teacher Kathy Cooper joined her and hundreds of young Checotah music students to make the announcement on Friday morning.

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