Elementary students at Edon Northwest Local Schools recently raised $4,613 for their annual “Jump Rope for Heart” and “Hoops for Heart” fundraising events. Planned by Physical Education teachers Suzanne Hollabaugh and Byron Weaver, students collected pledges from family and friends with all donations benefiting the American Heart Association.
Earning Top Individual and Classroom “Hoops for Heart” Honors in donor collections were Allison Kaylor and Ashley Kaylor raising two hundred seventy-eight dollars apiece and Carey Kiess’ Fourth Graders teaming up to raise five hundred dollars in AHA contributions as well. Amassing two hundred dollars in “Jump Rope for Heart” donations was Top Collector Skylar Osborn; Top Classroom accolades went to Deb Gensler’s Third Graders who brought in pledges totaling five hundred forty dollars.
A special awards assembly recognizing all participants is planned for the end of the school year.