2017 Jog-A-Thon Sets Records
The Jog-A-Thon, St. Raymond's annual fundraiser for technology, was record breaking this year. Students raised the most money in the history of the Jog-A-Thon, a total of $57,000. JK - 8th grade students ran a grand total of 481 miles. Students, teachers, and even Father Christopher, were out on Daschbach Field giving it their all for technology. There was a lot of positive energy and competitive spirit evident among all the student runners.
At an assembly on Monday morning, the top three lap runners and top three fundraisers from each class were recognized. The overall top lap runner for the girls was Audrey K. with 32.5 laps, and the overall top lap runner for the boys was Jack G. with 37 laps. The top overall fundraiser was Andrew G. with a total of $5,269, followed by Anjali Polu and Axel Polu also recognized for outstanding fundraising.
Heidi Butz and Colleen Miltenberg worked extremely hard coordinating the Jog-A-Thon this year. They encouraged students to "Be the Difference". The three themes that came through over and over again in the talks by the weekly Jog-a-Thon motivational speakers, and reinforced by Heidi Butz at the closing assembly were always give back, be inspirational and don't be afraid to express gratitude.