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NEWPORT NEWS -- A Newport News middle school needs help to win an outdoor beautification grant.

Crittenden Middle School
is one of five finalists from across the country and the only one in Virginia in Taking Roottrademark, a gardening and outdoor beautification grant program from Troy-Bilt and Keep America Beautiful.

Vote here

The school hopes to turn the courtyard area into student-friendly, outdoor classroom.

The organization with the highest number of votes will receive a $12,000 cash grant, plus up to $2,000 in Troy-Bilt lawn care products.

You have until May 25 to vote.

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