"You can tell the sense of community she has created. The kids are very comfortable, everyone is smiling, everyone is participating just like she stands up there with a smile. It's a very welcoming environment." said Principal Laura Worshim.
We asked Principal Worshim how she thought Miss. Alred would react in winning $319.
"I think she is going to be shocked and I know the kids are going to be very proud of their teacher."
Miss Alred was more than thankful to win money for her classroom.
"I'm so blessed. It's such a blessing from God it's great. It's my first year teaching, so I am just really blessed." said Alred.
And what's special about these youngsters?
"They can each be their own and be unique and everything. It's great to be unique," said Alred. "It makes me feel great inside the kids are actually noticing how much I care about them it's awesome."
"I can't do anything but smile."