Bear Grass Charter School in Martin County won $10,000 thanks to a photo contest held by Rack Room Shoes. Julie White submitted a photo of her daughter, Bear Grass Senior Madeline White, showing her in a Bear Grass cheerleading uniform on the mall of East Carolina University where she hopes to attend. We spoke with Madeline about how special the money is.
"It means a lot a whole lot just to know we get all of this money to toward technology and stuff -so it's a good thing." said Madeline White.
The money will be used for a computer lab. The Walmart foundation also awarded the school a grant through the local community contribution hunger outreach program for $5,000.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.