Students raise $4,000 for St. Jude Hospital

Staff report

FORT LORAMIE — Fifty-seven Fort Loramie Elementary School students recently participated in the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital Math-a-thon.

Fort Loramie elementary students raised $3,525. Dannon Corp., of Minster, donated $1,000 to the Math-a-thon, making the Fort Loramie Math-a-thon donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital $4,525. This is the most money raised in a single year by Fort Loramie students since the school started participating in the Math-a-thon in 1984.

The students who collected the most money were second-grader Adam Wolfe, son of Stacey Wolfe and Brian Wolfe, who collected $350; third-grader Sammy Goubeaux, son of Jill and Brian Goubeaux, who collected $265; kindergartener Max Hoying, son of Brittany and Chip Hoying, who collected $200; fifth-grader Ashlee Hess, daughter of Neil and Marsha Hess, and fourth-grader Mackenzie Holthaus, daughter of Stephanie and Ralph Holthaus, who each collected $125; sixth-grader Dani Paulus, daughter of Diana and Anthony Paulus, who collected $105; and fourth-grader Corey Richwine, son of Tracy Coverstone, fifth-grader Sunni voisard, daughter of Kristi and Roger Voisard, and firt-grader Isabella Homa, daughter of Brittany Waugh, who each collected $100.

St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital is in Memphis, Tennessee, and was founded by the late entertainer, Danny Thomas. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a world leader in the fight against diseases including cancer, AIDS and sickle cell disease.

Staff report