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Sonic Donates Limeade Money to City Schools

By TIM WILLERT

Tuesday was a good day for Paxton Cavin and six other teachers from Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in northeast Oklahoma City.

Each had classroom projects funded by drive-in chain Sonic Corp., which surprised the teachers with checks totaling nearly $3,900 at a morning assembly at the school, 1201 NE 48.

For Cavin, the day was extra special. In addition to getting two projects funded by Sonic through DonorsChoose, the second-year art teacher also found out she was receiving some supplies from another project funded through the online charity.

“It’s a great day,” she said.

With the nearly $200 she received from Sonic, Cavin will purchase clay and a convection oven to bake the clay, along with 50 books about artists for her students to read.

“They love art. Art is a break for them from their normal classes,” she said. “It’s just kind of an outlet for them throughout the day.”

Sonic, the nation’s largest chain of drive-thru restaurants, kicked off its

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