The Abbott Memorial School community collected $1,120.50 in change for the Northern Berkshire Veterans Food Pantry.
The ambassadors this year from Abbott were 8th-graders Ryleigh Rathbun of Florida, Amari Smith of Monroe and Marley Miner of Savoy. These students lead the program.
McEvoy, who started July 1, replaced longtime Principal Heidi Dugal, who retired at the end of the school year.
The Gabriel Abbott Memorial School community said goodbye to longtime Principal Heidi Dugal with a special bench to commemorate her years of service to the school.