Seely Place Elementary in Scarsdale was in the top three schools among 156 schools in the Lower Hudson Valley that raised $190,000 for research to fight blood cancers. Students at Seely Place raised $5,200 through three programs: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients, the Olive Garden’s Pasta for Pennies programs and 100.7 WHUD’s Dress Down Day for Leukemia. The top school was Maple Hill Elementary in Middletown, which raised more than $6,500, and Lincoln Elementary School in Mount Vernon, which raised $5,300. In the Pennies for Patients and Pasta for Pennies programs, students spent three weeks in the past school year contributing their spare change and participating in fundraising events. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society also designed lesson plans for teachers. WHUD’s event asked students and teachers to dress down on day in March. Schools can register for the program online. Teachers, parents and school administrators may also call 914-821-8996 for more information. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is based in White Plains.