By Susan Winlow
Curtis Aikens’ shoes were hardly noticeable.
That is, until the celebrity chef, one of the founding hosts of the Food Network, pointed them out to Armijo High School’s academic literacy – reading intervention – class Tuesday.
Both were gray. One was a Nike, the other an undetermined brand. One sported bright orange laces, the other, the same hue, just duller in color.
“It’s OK to be different,” he said.Aikens’ road from Georgia to Armijo was a quick turnaround, said teacher Sylvia Herrera.