Students from some of the poorest households in Pasco beat out wealthier schools in an annual food drive.
Kids at Virgie Robinson Elementary School collected 2,302 cans of food for the Second Harvest food bank.
Almost all of the students at the school -- 97 percent -- are eligible for free or reduced lunches, a measurement of poverty within a student population.
Among middle schools, McLoughlin Middle School in Pasco gathered the most food -- 1,747 pounds.
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The two schools each will receive $100 in gift certificates. The student leadership class at McLoughlin already decided it would donate the certificates back to charity.