ROCKFORD (WREX) -
St. Rita Catholic School students hit the pavement to raise money for their school., Nearly 300 students from Pre-K to 8th grade took part in the jog-a-thon race. The school's principal was happy with the money the students raised
"So far, we've raised over $20,000 which was our goal. And we'll be using that money for the technology program at Saint Rita. So we're very happy with the results," said Pat Flanagan, St. Rita School Principal.
Flanagan says in addition to the students, teachers, staff and parents took part in the event.