$5 million mystery: Anonymous donor makes dreams happen in Whitfield County Schools

photo A new greenhouse is seen at Dug Gap Elementary in Dalton, Ga., on Tuesday.

photo Dug Gap Elementary media specialist Emily Rich shows one of the school's new iPads in Dalton, Ga., on Tuesday. The school acquired 150 of the devices, and is getting 90 more. There will be an iPad for each third-, fourth- and fifth- grade student.

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Dug Gap Elementary, where money from an anonymous benefactor has built a professional quality greenhouse, new outdoor athletic/play stuff and a renovated library

Dug Gap Elementary, where money from an anonymous benefactor has built a professional quality greenhouse, new outdoor athletic/play stuff and a renovated library

TOP 10Anonymous donor's 10 largest donations to Whitfield County Schools:• Southeast Whitfield High School tennis courts and track: $970,000• Dug Gap Elementary media center rehabilitation: $647,252• Dug Gap Elementary science lab: $277,908• Antioch Elementary School bus loop: $194,532• Southeast Whitfield High School parking lot lights: $178,250• Southeast Whitfield High School activity bus: $127,378• Southeast Whitfield High School government trip: $112,000• Southeast Whitfield High School STEM lab: $106,000• Dug Gap Elementary greenhouse: $94,531• Dug Gap Elementary soccer field: $92,400Source: Whitfield County Schools