Taylor County Elementary student collected 2,704 food items in order to help stock the local food pantry.
Students were challenged to bring in the most items for their classrooms, and grade level popcorn parties would be awarded for their efforts.
TCES Safety Patrol members promoted the event, with help from their sponsor Melissa Lawson and co-assistants Kathy Begley and Gwen Skaggs.
Winners are as follows: kindergarten/P1, Kristy Sullivan's class; first grade/P2, Anita Gardner's class; second grade/P3, Karen Bruce's class; third grade/P4, Shana Crabtree's class; fourth grade, Angie Kearney's class; and fifth grade, Robin Underwood's class.
The overall school winner was Gardner's class, and they will receive a pizza party.
Many families will be helped throughout the holidays because of students' efforts.