PTA delivers on trip money
Five years and two court cases later, the Springfield Middle School PTA has handed over $2,000 to Caleb Moses and his family for their long-awaited trip to Disney World.
The money was presented Monday at the school.
Last October, Washington County Circuit Judge Kennedy Boone ordered the current PTA group to pay a $2,000 judgment to the Moses family. Boone ruled that the PTA had a legal obligation to pay for the Florida trip the boy won in 1993, while he was in the middle school, but never took.
One-fourth of that judgment actually came from Boone and his wife, who made a $500 contribution to the PTA.
"It's tough enough to get people to volunteer for these organizations,'' Boone said last November. "I just hope the donation will ease the pain."