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Truck driver and parent Michael Cereghino, wins company's contest for Hollydale Elementary School.

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: HOLLYDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - The pizza party earns two thumbs up. On a recent morning, a bunch of wiggly kindergartners line up in front of Hollydale Elementary School and watch a big semi truck cab pull up. The driver, a parent of one of the tiny scholars, announces he had won a company contest and would be delivering $1,000 of school supplies and hosting a class pizza party.

OUTLOOK PHOTO: TERESA CARSON - Michael Cereghino, a Hollydale dad and truck driver for J.B. Hunt, hands off a box of school supplies to Tyler McMullen, the operations manager for Hunt's Portland terminal. The class got $1,000 of school supplies and a pizza party because Cereghino won a company contest.Topping things off, the students will be allowed to tour of the brand new cab.

The kids jump up and down, cheering. They seem most excited about the pizza.

"I think this is a great gift to the school and a great way for businesses to show support to our school," says Principal Debra James.

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: HOLLYDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - Cereghino puts together a rack that will hold some of the new school supplies for Heidi Craddock's kindergarten class. Michael Cereghino, the parent and truck driver, is one of 10 J.B. Hunt employees nationwide to win an essay-writing contest about why his child's school should get the school supplies and pizza party.

OUTLOOK PHOTO: TERESA CARSON - A kindergarten class from Hollydale Elementary School lines up for the arrival of a semi truck cab loaded with school supplies for their classroom. He faced long odds. J.B. Hunt, a trucking, transportation and logistics company based in Lowell, Ark., has more than 22,000 employees. With revenues of about $7 billion, Hunt fields more than 12,000 trucks.

Hollydale kindergarten teacher Heidi Craddock was able to order the supplies she needed most for her classroom. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: HOLLYDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - The students got a tour of the truck cab and couldn't believe it has a bed and a television set. "She picked a lot of hands-on materials so they will last in the classroom for a number of years," James says.

"We're just really happy to give back to our local communities," says Tyler McMullen, operations manager for J.B. Hunt's Portland terminal. "This is just one way we reach out." CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: HOLLYDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - Kindergartners wait for their turn to tour the cab of the J.B. Hunt truck.

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