A Houston school is among the winners in a national video contest.
Holmquist Elementary in Alief competed against 185 schools from across the country for a share of $120,000 in cash prizes in Big Lots 6th annual Lots2Give video contest.
Participating schools submitted a video and a brief essay explaining why their school is in need of financial support. Holmquist Elementary School was awarded nearly $3,500 to help kick off the school year.
Principal Nancy Lewin said the money will help provide technology to the campus, as well as some shade trees. The $20,000 grand prize went to an elementary school Cleveland Heights, Ohio. You can view Holmquist Elementary School winning video by clicking below.