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CCSD raises over $50K for American Heart Association

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CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

The American Heart Association has named Charleston County School District as the top district in the state in terms of participation for this year's Jump Rope for Life program, raising over $50,000 for organization. 

According to a release, Jennie Moore Elementary, Laurel Hill Primary and Pinckney Elementary helped raise close to $52,000 in support of the American Heart Association, and are the only CCSD schools in the top 20 list.

"I'd like to offer my deepest thank to Charleston County School District for its support of the American Heart Association and for an increasing focus on student and faculty wellness," said Alissa Herrold, Youth Market Director for the American Heart Assocation. 

This is the third year in a row CCSD has been named the top district in the state for the national community service and educational program. 

Jump Rope for Heart teaches students how to have a healthy heart through fitness and nutrition. 

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