Kilgore principal kisses alligator to help with Harvey relief

Principal puckers up, kisses alligator for Harvey relief

KILGORE - One East Texas principal puckered up and kissed an alligator to help with Hurricane Harvey relief. 

Kids at Kilgore Intermediate joined together and adopted Bay Colony School in Dickinson, Texas. They decided to raise money to help the school, setting a $2,000 goal to raise in one week.

Since they are the Dickinson Gators, Principal Kim Slayter thought kissing an alligator would motivate her students to donate, and it worked.

"They don't have any books. They don't have anything to read. They don't have any of their personal belongings because everything is gone," said Slayter.

The final total? Over $4,200! 

True to her word, Slayter puckered up and made good on her bet, much to the delight of the students.

The check will be delivered this week. 

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