Tulare girl wins contest to help school

Sunday, January 15, 2012

A South Valley girl has earned thousands of dollars for her school after winning a contest by a local furniture company.

Annaileen DeSantiago entered an online video contest with Mor Furniture and won first place.

As a prize the Tulare student received $2500 for her school, Mission Valley Elementary in Tulare.

The seven-year-old also scored $1 thousand worth of furniture for herself.

On Friday a special assembly was held at her school to congratulate her.

Her principal says he is letting Annaileen choose how the school spends the money.

As for the free furniture Annaileen received, she picked out a new desk for herself.

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