West Orange – Stark Middle School recently raised over $1000 in a penny drive for the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. First period classes competed against one another. Students in Cornelius’ Cooper first period class raised over $200 and were recognized as Silver Champions (group picture). Students in Kathleen Rogers’ first period class received Bronze Champion recognition for raising close to $200.

Sixth grade students in Cornelius Cooper’s first period physical education class raised the most pennies – over $200 — in West Orange – Stark Middle School’s fundraiser to benefit the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. For their efforts, the students are going to be awarded with a pizza party. They are pictured with Assistant Principal Robert Collins and Coach Cornelius Cooper.