Students at Arnoldsburg Elementary are helping to raise money for the PTO. Candidates for King and Queen of the 51st annual West Virginia Molasses Festival are earning votes a penny at a time. The event raises between $8,000 and $15,000 each year to benefit the PTO, and in turn, the school’s students. Candidates are, left to right, seated, pre-kindergarten students, Andrew Carpenter, Kenlie Morgan, Gabriel Cunningham, Rylee Plummer; kindergarten, Kallah Reip, Carter Thompson, Bronson Smith, Sadie McGlothlin; second row, 1st grade, Jayden McCullough, Eliana White (in pink), Kaleb Fletcher, Lakyn Bunner; 2nd grade, Camry Parsons, Sam Bailey, Dekotta Husk, Danika Starcher; third row, 3rd grade, Evan Miller, Natasha Jarvis (in blue), Duke Persinger; fourth grade, D.J. Drake, Morgan Ferrell, Eli Bailey, Kayleigh Cunningham. Not pictured - Zorianna Hudson, third grade.