Chesterfield elementary school wins $3,000

By Melissa Correa - bio | email

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The official tally is in and a Chesterfield Elementary School has won $3,000. The winnings will go to support classroom expenses.

O.B. Gates Elementary recently participated in a national competition to find America's Favorite School.

The school placed third, winning $3,000.  Special Education teachers will get about $50 each, every other teacher will receive $75.

The money will help educators buy classroom supplies used by students.

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