Wayne Academy students raise $5K for new police dog

Wayne Academy students raise $5K for new police dog
The school Beta Club sponsored a “penny war” this week as a service project to raise money for a new police dog the department. (Photo source: WDAM)

WAYNESBORO, MS (WDAM) - A friendly competition among students at Wayne Academy cashed in quite the paycheck for the Waynesboro Police Department.

The school Beta Club sponsored a "penny war" this week as a service project to raise money for a new police dog the department.

In the end, students raised $5,000 for a new police dog.

The new canine officer is now training and should go on patrol this fall.