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Pisgah Elementary School holds “Pisgah Loves Pets” food drive


Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County School System says Pisgah Elementary School has one big lesson for us all – spread love and kindness!

According to organizer Leanna Sleigh, from February 6th to February 16th, 2018 students, parents, faculty, and staff collected food for animal shelters during their Pisgah Loves Pets food drive.

"Pisgah Loves Pets" food drive raises 2,069 pounds for local animal shelters.

“Pisgah Loves Pets” food drive raises 2,069 pounds for local animal shelters.

One of the highlights of the food drive was a daily pet guest star appearing on the morning television announcements shown in each classroom.

The first day was kicked off by guest stars Montgomery County Sheriff Deputy Eric Trout and his K-9 Fuse.

Two other special guests was a registered therapy dog Sprocket and his owner Judy Gatewood-Keim. As Gatewood-Keim said, “Animals help teach us to be loving and kind, and just enjoy playing!”

The drive was an even bigger success than expected with 2,069 pounds being donated, which will be taken to local animal shelters. Thank you to all who donated during Pisgah Loves Pets!




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