MCDONOUGH, Ga. -- Flippen Elementary School in McDonough is the latest winner in the $1,000 Education Nation Facebook contest giveaway.

The school received an oversize check from 11Alive Kids and Schools Reporter Donna Lowry Thursday morning.

PHOTOS |Flippen Elementary's Education Nation celebration.

Students chanted, "Flippen Pride! 11Alive!" as they ran to greet the Education Nation bus. They also appeared live on the11Alive News Today morning show.

Flippen Elementary principal Dr. Toni Obenauf said some of the money will go toward the school's honors program. The remainder will be put aside to be used next year.

Other winning schools in the Education Nation giveaway include Freedom Middle School in Canton and two Cherokee County elementary schools -- Indian Knoll and Little River.

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