Longest friendship bracelet: Owingsville Elementary sets world record (Video)
OWINGSVILLE, KY, USA -- Under the direction of 4th Grade teacher Jessica Goldy, the students of Owingsville Elementary School created a total of 3,799 links that were connected to make one bracelet measuring 810 feet - which sets the world record for the Longest friendship bracelet.
The Guinness world record for the largest computer class was 1,135 students and was set in the computer classroom of Shandong Lanxiang Senior Vestibule School in Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.
Guinness World Records also recognized the largest maths class: it involved 275 students and was achieved by NK Kreations (UK) at The Custard Factory in Birmingham, England, UK.
"Breaking a Guinness World Record makes you a permanent piece of pop culture history. We are so proud to have done this," said grand-prize winning teacher Jessica Goldy.
"This bracelet symbolizes our school coming together for a truly meaningful project. It's something these students will always remember."
The idea for the bracelet came about after the school hosted a Friendship Day, which gave students in different grade levels the ability cultivate and unite friendships. The students wanted to celebrate the day by fostering its ideals through a physical symbol.