Culbert met Alivia and Avery before the dance with a stretch limo. The community chipped in to buy dresses for the girls and a day of pampering before the dance, Michigan Live reported.
Alivia and Avery's mom, Shelley, was grateful for Culbert taking her daughters to the dance, telling ABC News it was a night her husband had always had with his daughters. He never missed the dance, Michigan Live reported.
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"Having Avery come home that evening and tell me Mr. Culbert brought her smile back was all a mother could ask for," Reece told "Good Morning America."
Culbert is also hoping to prepare for his students' future outside of his classroom and hopes to set up a college fund for Avery and Alivia, ABC News reported.