Since December, 21 teams made up of members of the Student Council have been participating in the . Each of the 21 teams was given $1 and challenged by advisor Stephanie Byrd to make it grow.
by raising in excess of $10,000. This year, the students also set their eyes on the $5,000 mark, but most students featured on Patch said they wanted to beat the 2008 total.
Not only did they top the $10,000–they nearly doubled it. The total raised that will go to 21 different charities was $18,000. The amount was revealed after a moving presentation, including speeches by Byrd, Student Council officers and several Big Give teams, along with a musical number, written and performed by two NBHS students.