St. Patrick School in Bay Shore Wins Coin Harvest Contest
All of the coins have been counted and votes tabulated and this year's Coin Harvest campaign winner is St. Patrick School in Bay Shore. The school raised over $2,400 and has participated in the program for well over a decade. Students used the motto "a quarter a day keeps hunger away". As the grand prize winners, the school received $10,000 dollars as well as an additional $1,000 for being among the top three votegetters.
East Islip Middle School took home the second place prize of $5,000. Two schools, Manor Oaks School in New Hyde Park and George A. Jackson Elementary School in Jericho, each took home $1,000.
CEO Randi Shubin Dresner said this year's contest raised well over $60,000 overall.
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