Schoolchildren chose Paralympic gold medallist Mickey Bushell to open their new school and to also name part of the building after him too.
Wheelchair racer Mickey Bushell was in his hometown of Telford to open the Hollinswood Primary School.
Here head-teacher Glenn Atkinson explains why Mickey was chosen.
In Shropshire today, lucky schoolchildren saw their new school officially opened by a Paralympic gold medallist.
Wheelchair racer Mickey Bushell was in his hometown of Telford to open the Hollinswood Primary School. He spoke to pupils about how it felt to win at London 2012 and showed off his medal.
A new school in Shropshire will officially be opened by a Paralympic gold medallist today.
Wheelchair racer Mickey Bushell will open the Hollinswood Primary School in Telford.
Mickey set a new paralympic record in the 100 metre sprint.
A post box in Telford is being painted gold today, to celebrate Mickey Bushell's Paralympic gold medal win in the Athletics: Track Men's 100m - T53 final.
He stormed to victory and made a Paralympic record of 14.75 seconds. Bushell took silver in Beijing in the same event.
Painting of the post box, on Arleston Lane (at the junction with Windsor Road) in Telford, will start at 10am today (5 September).