Walk for Wescott Fundraiser Raises over $11,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research and School Projects
Wescott School PTO Co-Presidents Ankur Singal and Norbert Barszczewski report:
"A very big thank you to all who participated and made donations to the annual Walk for Wescott (W4W) fundraiser this year! Special thanks to physical education/wellness teachers Roy Grober, Christina Fee, Joe Burdi, Lynn. Reimer, and Principal Dr. Chris Brown for their help and support! We had outstanding results, raising $11,595 which will go directly to improvements for Wescott, as well as Fear? Not Nation, a foundation that supports pediatric cancer patients.
First-grade led the pack with 57% participation. Third-grade was second with 51%, second-grade had 50%. Class winners for each grade (based on average donation per student):•1st grade -Tuchman •2nd grade - Thomas •3rd grade - Rohn •4th grade - Schutz •5th grade - Nadel. Students with the largest donation per grade: •1st grade Anna Truelsen •2nd grade Angelina Azrikam •3rd grade Daniela Azrikam •4th grade Jack Truelsen •5th grade Dylan Porthan.
The Principal for a Day winner is Angelina Azrikam! Raffle winners: • Grand Prize – Mountain bicycle: Anna Truelsen• $25 Gift certificate from Superdawg: Ashley Grossman• $25 Gift certificate from Yard House: Daniela Azrikam• $25 Gift certificate from Yard House: Devin Fuh• $25 Gift certificate from Yard House: Ela Acikgoz• $10 Gift certificate to Your Pie Pizzeria: RJ Nudera• $10 Gift certificate to Your Pie Pizzeria: Alison Hopkins• $10 Gift certificate to Your Pie Pizzeria: Claire Harper• $10 Gift certificate to Your Pie Pizzeria: Jonathan Sussman• $10 Gift certificate to Your Pie Pizzeria: Lucy Yuan• Free sandwich certificate: Jack Truelsen• Free sandwich certificate: Anna Truelsen• Free sandwich certificate: Libbi Wesolowski.
Congratulations to all of our participants and winners!! The PTO and Walk for Wescott committee members Janelle Duthie, Jenny Klein, Michelle Truelsen, and International Walk Day committee member Lina Nudera would also like to extend gratitude and appreciation to everyone who participated. Additional thanks to all the staff and volunteers that made W4W possible.
In addition, the International Walk to School Day is October 6 (http://www.walkbiketoschool.org/.../about-walk-to-school.../)
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