Bobb Vergiels, marketing and communications director with MPS, said eight Monroe school buildings are participating but Monroe High School has received the most votes so far with 2,000.
However, that is not in the top 100.
The leader so far is Lake High School
, south of Toledo, which was destroyed by a tornado earlier this year.
said contest rules state participants must vote through Facebook and submit ideas on how the school can use the $500,000.
Participants must be 13 or older and can vote a maximum of 20 times and up to five times a school.
Voting ends Sept. 3.
acknowledged that it will be difficult for MHS
or other buildings to break the top 20, but he's
hoping for the best.
"It's going to take a lot of votes in a short period of time," he