Landrum Middle, O.P. Earle selected as Spirit Award finalists

Published 3:55 pm Monday, August 23, 2010

Landrum Middle School and O.P. Earle Elementary School in Landrum have been selected as Spirit Awards finalists in Windstreams Classroom Connections program. The Spirit Award is a $5,000 donation that schools can use to fund anything from computers and text books to band uniforms to athletic equipment.

Landrum Middle School and O.P. Earle Elementary School are among 30 finalists selected from over 120 online video entries, and an online vote will determine the top 10 schools to receive the award.

The deadline for voting has been extended to September 7, and Landrum Middle School and O.P. Earle Elementary School need the communitys help to get more votes. To view both Landrum Middle School and O.P. Earle Elementary Schools video entries and vote visit www.lifetimetour.com/topvideos.php.

Every visitor can vote once per day. Starting August 30, vote tallies will be visible on the schools video entry page, so supporters can track how their local school is doing.