Gastonia elementary schools receives $1K donation from Jersey Mike’s creativity contest

A local school is being honored by the Harlem Globetrotters and Jersey Mike’s.

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Gaston Day School in Gastonia has been named a finalist in the Globetrotters and Jersey Mike’s second annual ‘Elementary School Creativity Contest’.

Students in third grade built towers that can support a basketball for 20 seconds.

Kindergarteners colored drawings of basketball players to resemble themselves.

All of the students’ hard work paid off, and the school is getting a $1,000 donation from Jersey Mike’s.

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