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BUFFALO — Buffalo Elementary walked away with the following awards today from the March of Dimes Walk for Babies

1.) #1 School

2.) Team Captain Award — Heather Barnado

3.) #4 Team this year raising $2,800

4.) Best T-shirt design

“I’m so proud of the students, parents, faculty and staff that helped with this year’s March for Babies Campaign. Our School goal was $2,000 and we turned in $2,800 on bank day!” Team Captain Heather Barnado said. “I’m especially proud of Mrs. Stefanie Miller’s 5K student, Lillianna Kurtz, and family for collecting $225 on her own.”

Classes that raised $50 in spare change and/or donations received a popsicle at their lunch on Friday. Those classes included: Mrs. Miller’s 5K, Mrs. Mincey’s 5K, Mrs. Wicker’s first grade, Mrs. Sanders’ seconnd grade, Mrs. Lawson’s second grade, Mrs. Russell’s fourth grade, Mrs. Abee’s fourth grade, Mrs. Petty’s fifth grade, and Mr. Wells’ fifth grade.

The top two classes that raised the most money enjoyed a pizza party. The top raising class in grades K-2 was Mrs. Stefanie Miller’s and in grades 3-5 was Mr. Paul Wells.’

“I’m glad the campaign is over and I am relieved that I will not have to count and roll loose change for at least a year, but I am so proud and excited that we met and exceeded our school goal. It was all well worth it. I want to thank everyone for working so hard to make this campaign such a grand success,” Barnado said.

Buffalo Elementary wrapped up their fundraising campaign with a Scary Skate Night at the Union Skate Center. A costume contest was held and the winners are as follows:

Third Runner Up — Nathanial Hall, Ghost — Mr. Wells

Second Runner Up — Pirate Twins Lila and Colton Murphy (Future students at BES.)

First Runner Up — Kameron Salter,Scary Surgeon — Mrs. Brown

Winner — Jason Lee, Edward Scissorhands — 4K Kingsmore

The winner received a $10 gift card to Wal -Mart.

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