October 8 – An updated final total from Friday’s 17th annual WSOY Community Food Drive showed 1.51 million pounds worth of food donations and monetary contributions, while St. Patrick Catholic School officially finished atop the top five schools in contributions.
The new total announced on Monday’s broadcast of Byers & Co. came in at 1,510,412 pounds – 7,360 more than the amount reported immediately after the 12-hour food drive.
After placing second a year ago, St. Pat’s claimed the $2,500 first-place prize with its total of 246,790. Reigning champion St. Teresa High School came in second, followed by Mt. Zion High, Our Lady of Lourdes and Warrensburg-Latham.
Falling just short of the top five were Maroa-Forsyth, Dennis, Holy Family, Eisenhower and Parsons.