Bad Weather Can't Dampen Good Works

Published 10.07.2015

Student News

Jennifer (left) and Emily Myers, of Catawissa, make it a family affair.Calah D. Doyka (110), a dental hygiene: health policy and administration concentration student from Mercersburg, joins Jennifer Doyka (109), of Mercersburg, and Alicia Sebeck, of Morris, N.Y.Working race check-in are Daniele A. Hebert (left), of Mechanicsburg, enrolled in pre-surgical technology, and April M. Tucker, an applied human services student from Muncy.The undaunted dozen gather in the Field House for a group shot.Participants also include Mark A. Johnson (112), of Staunton, Va., welding and fabrication engineering technology; Regan W. Grossman (116), Honesdale, building automation technology; and Benjamin Doyka, of Mercersburg.A dozen intrepid participants withstood Saturday's soggy weather to champion the 5K Walk/Run for Penn College Benefiting THON. Part of Penn State's annual dance marathon to fight pediatric cancer, the local student organization collected $175 in its latest fundraiser. "We definitely thank those that braved the rain to come out and support the children," said Max C. Bower, a heavy construction equipment: operator emphasis major from Lewisberry and president of the campus chapter. "One-hundred percent of the profit will be going to THON."
Photos by Caleb G. Schirmer, student photographer