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Saint Margaret School Competing For $50K

The private school located in downtown Bel Air needs the community's help to win a contest and take home the $50,000 grand prize.

You can help St. Margaret School in Bel Air shine a little brighter with a few clicks on your phone or keyboard.

St. Margaret School, 141 N. Hickory Avenue, is in the midst of fierce competition, striving to earn the most votes in the Clorox Power A Bright Future contest.

The private school is the only one in Harford County to make it past the national nomination period to become a finalist, Kim Sanschagrin wrote in a message to Patch.

The school with the most votes will get the $50,000 grand prize, while the second place school will get $25,000. If St. Margaret wins, the money will be used to buy new technology for classrooms from pre-K to 8th grade, Sanschagrin wrote.

Adults and children over age 13 can support the school by casting a vote each day by texting keyword "2329pbf" to the number 95248 or by visiting the contest site.

Do you support this local school? Leave a comment.

Jae November 30, 2012 at 02:14 PM
I think you just topped her negativity with your own choice of words. You represent a Catholic school. You represent the faith. Think of the words Jesus would have used.
BT November 30, 2012 at 02:56 PM
Go SMS! I just texted a vote for you, it was so easy. Took half a second. I hope the whole county comes out to support you.
very proud sms parent November 30, 2012 at 03:53 PM
I have been a parent at St. Margaret School for the last 15 years and absolutely do not support Susan Smith's negative comment.The school is as strong as ever and a wonderful place for all the students. Good luck St. Margarets, and I hope you win the contest. The school definitely deserves it!
Pstroms November 30, 2012 at 04:31 PM
I voted, good luck!!
Monica November 30, 2012 at 10:44 PM
Sons went there many, many years ago. Great school then and now. Keep those votes coming in. Good luck.

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