PEORIA — Area schools have the chance to win $25,000 by casting votes in UnityPoint Health's "Imagine the Amazing" online contest.

Already 483,000 votes  have been cast in the contest, which began Sept. 17. The online contest is open to K-12 schools within the 99 counties of Iowa and the primary counties served by UnityPoint Health in Illinois, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The school with the most votes will win the grand prize of $25,000, which will be awarded at a "You Matter Day Celebration" held at the school. The 10 schools with the next highest number of votes will be awarded $1,000 each.

Vote until Sept. 30 at A leaderborad is updated at 10 a.m. daily on the site.