Ellen surprises students at Hurricane-ravaged Texas school


INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - On Monday's Ellen show, there was a special surprise for a school in need, and the reaction from the students Is touching.

Last fall, the city of Rockport, Texas was hit by Hurricane Harvey.

A lot of businesses and homes were damaged and the Rockport-Fulton High School gymnasium was destroyed.

Since then, the school's volleyball team has been trying to raise money to rebuild.

Ellen decided to help out.

"It really is the biggest gift we've ever given. Today they're committing $1 million to this project."

The announcement was met with screams and cheers.

It's an episode you won't want to miss. You can see it all Monday at 3 p.m. on WTHR Channel 13.

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