Graydon was the grand prize winner of the “Why Bully Free Is The Way To Be” essay contest, which asked students to write about the dangers of bullying.
The two will eat a private breakfast at the school at 7:30 a.m. before bringing breakfast, courtesy of Chick-fil-A, to the fifth-grader’s home room class. The contest was held as part of the Read to Achieve program presented by Philips.
Additionally, Graydon and each grade level winner of the contest will be recognized during an on-court ceremony with Horford prior to the Hawks-Knicks game which tips off 6:30 p.m., Sunday at Philips Arena.
The 6-foot-10, 245-pound Horford currently leads the Hawks in rebounding (9.8 rpg), while he’s third in scoring (16.0 ppg) behind Joe Johnson (19.3 ppg) and Josh Smith (16.7 ppg). Horford also averages 3.6 assists, 1.04 blocks and .8 steals per game.