A thank-you hug


Kevin Fultz, 17, right, a Sidney High School High School DECA member, gets a hug from Anna Neu, 8, daughter of Emily and Justin Neu, as DECA President Cole Hofmann, 18, looks on at the school, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Fultz got the hug after DECA members gave Anna a check for $1,000 to help her cover medical expenses. Anna suffers from ankylosing spondylitis, a form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine. She is the youngest person known to actively have the disease. DECA members sold pies to raise the money. The YMCA Leaders Club also donated $37.75. Anna gave bracelets to DECA students as a thank you. In addition to the check, the DECA members, who are marketing students, gave Anna a pie. Also particpating in the presentation was Austin McLain, 17, son of Bridget and Tony McLain. Fultz is the son of Pam Fultz and the late Keith Fultz. Hofmann is the son of Monica and John Hofmann. All are from Sidney.

Kevin Fultz, 17, right, a Sidney High School High School DECA member, gets a hug from Anna Neu, 8, daughter of Emily and Justin Neu, as DECA President Cole Hofmann, 18, looks on at the school, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Fultz got the hug after DECA members gave Anna a check for $1,000 to help her cover medical expenses. Anna suffers from ankylosing spondylitis, a form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine. She is the youngest person known to actively have the disease. DECA members sold pies to raise the money. The YMCA Leaders Club also donated $37.75. Anna gave bracelets to DECA students as a thank you. In addition to the check, the DECA members, who are marketing students, gave Anna a pie. Also particpating in the presentation was Austin McLain, 17, son of Bridget and Tony McLain. Fultz is the son of Pam Fultz and the late Keith Fultz. Hofmann is the son of Monica and John Hofmann. All are from Sidney.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Kevin Fultz, 17, right, a Sidney High School High School DECA member, gets a hug from Anna Neu, 8, daughter of Emily and Justin Neu, as DECA President Cole Hofmann, 18, looks on at the school, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Fultz got the hug after DECA members gave Anna a check for $1,000 to help her cover medical expenses. Anna suffers from ankylosing spondylitis, a form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine. She is the youngest person known to actively have the disease. DECA members sold pies to raise the money. The YMCA Leaders Club also donated $37.75. Anna gave bracelets to DECA students as a thank you. In addition to the check, the DECA members, who are marketing students, gave Anna a pie. Also particpating in the presentation was Austin McLain, 17, son of Bridget and Tony McLain. Fultz is the son of Pam Fultz and the late Keith Fultz. Hofmann is the son of Monica and John Hofmann. All are from Sidney.

Kevin Fultz, 17, right, a Sidney High School High School DECA member, gets a hug from Anna Neu, 8, daughter of Emily and Justin Neu, as DECA President Cole Hofmann, 18, looks on at the school, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Fultz got the hug after DECA members gave Anna a check for $1,000 to help her cover medical expenses. Anna suffers from ankylosing spondylitis, a form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine. She is the youngest person known to actively have the disease. DECA members sold pies to raise the money. The YMCA Leaders Club also donated $37.75. Anna gave bracelets to DECA students as a thank you. In addition to the check, the DECA members, who are marketing students, gave Anna a pie. Also particpating in the presentation was Austin McLain, 17, son of Bridget and Tony McLain. Fultz is the son of Pam Fultz and the late Keith Fultz. Hofmann is the son of Monica and John Hofmann. All are from Sidney.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/02/web1_SDN021817ArthritisGirl.jpgKevin Fultz, 17, right, a Sidney High School High School DECA member, gets a hug from Anna Neu, 8, daughter of Emily and Justin Neu, as DECA President Cole Hofmann, 18, looks on at the school, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Fultz got the hug after DECA members gave Anna a check for $1,000 to help her cover medical expenses. Anna suffers from ankylosing spondylitis, a form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine. She is the youngest person known to actively have the disease. DECA members sold pies to raise the money. The YMCA Leaders Club also donated $37.75. Anna gave bracelets to DECA students as a thank you. In addition to the check, the DECA members, who are marketing students, gave Anna a pie. Also particpating in the presentation was Austin McLain, 17, son of Bridget and Tony McLain. Fultz is the son of Pam Fultz and the late Keith Fultz. Hofmann is the son of Monica and John Hofmann. All are from Sidney. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News