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Hopewell School students raise over $3,300 in fight against cancer

07/17/2013 10:13AM ● By ACL

Members of the 2013 Kids for a Cure Mini Relay committee included, from left, fifth grader Kyleigh Levinsky, sixth grader Jaclyn Peabody, fifth graders Lexie McNeil and Naomi Richards, sixth grader Luke Winand, fifth grader Caitlin Russell and sixth grader Lexi Droz.

Hopewell Elementary School recently held its eighth annual “Kids for a Cure” Mini Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society. For an entire school day, teams of students and staff walked the Oxford Area High School Stadium track for half-hour periods before passing the Relay for Life banner to the next team.

The relay is the final and largest event in a series of fundraisers sponsored by Hopewell’s students, staff and families to help in the fight against cancer. The pledges secured by students for the relay totaled over $3,300. 

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