According to Karen Holmes, physical education teacher at Little Cypress Elementary, the generous giving of family and friends helped raise $7,733.24 for the American Heart Association through the Kids Heart Challenge (formerly Jump Rope for Heart).
The top donations by grade level belong to:
Kindergarten: Serenity Hunter $170.00
1st Grade: Bailey Dempsey $290.00
2nd Grade: Blakely Craft $335.00
3rd Grade: Aubrey Blackman $625.00.
According to Ms. Holmes, “Not only were our students generous but they also learned how to take care of their hearts by exercise and healthy eating.”
Attached photo, from left, Blakely Craft, Serenity Hunter, Aubrey Blackman and Bailey Dempsey.