FERDINAND, IN (WFIE) - For 12 weeks, thousands of students gathered each Friday at 6 a.m. to show off their school spirit and big hearts, donating more than 120,000 pounds of food to the Tri-State Food Bank.
Three schools alone donated more than 83,000 pounds to the Tri-State Food Bank during Sunrise School Spirit: Carmi, Castle and Forest Park.
Forest Park came out on top.
Deanna, Erin and Byron surprised the students with the big news. Watch their reaction above.