Covington Elementary wins Big Lots
July 27, 2012 · Updated 10:40 AM
Covington Elementary was chosen as a winner for Big Lots's 2012 Lots2Give Video Contest video contest. The elemetnary school is the only winner for the state of Washington.
The contest had schools submit a short video and brief essay explaining why their school is in need of financial support.
These videos were posted online from June 11 through July 8 for public voting.
Covington Elementary's video can be viewed here.
The school was one of the third place winners nationwide and will be presented with a check for $2000 towards the school supply initiative. In addition, the school expects to receive about $300 from in-store donations.
The celebration will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Covington Big Lots store on 272nd Street in Covington next to the Covington Hot Yoga.