After flooding in September proved devastating for
the village of De Soto .
students in West Salem decided to lend a helping hand.
This morning .
students from West Salem High School's Youth Frontiers
program presented De Soto High School with a check
for over 3 thousand dollars.
The money was raised through a school wide penny war
where each grade tried to raise the most amount of
Students say its important to help others in need
even if they don't go to the same school.
These are students just like we are and like a small
school like we are so we just wanted to make a difference
and help them because we would feel really appreciative
if someone did this for us too.
A portion of the money raised will be used to make
repairs on the De Soto High School Football field
that was damaged during the flood.