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Club Profile: Schuylkill THON

Penn State Schuylkill THON

If you think only University Park students THON, think again. THON organizations exist at every Commonwealth campus. Although UPark students often forget Commonwealth students’ contributions, they play a vital role in the fight against pediatric cancer.

Onward State: Why does Schuylkill THON THON?
Schuylkill THON rep William: We THON to show that small campuses can make as much money as a big campus can.

OS: How many dancers from Schuylkill are? Their names?
William: There are two dancers. Their names are Alex and Beth.

OS: How many supporters are here from Schuylkill?
William: There are forty students.

OS: How much money did Schuylkill THON collect?
William: More than forty thousand dollars.

OS: How can Commonwealth campuses have a greater presence in THON?
William: By raising more money to get on that big screen. And to have more of us come out to THON weekend.

OS: What are you most excited about at THON ’13?
William: To see that new total and knowing we made a big impact on that total, all of the campuses together.

THON - The IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon (THON), the most ubiquitous event on campus, has been in existence since 1973. THON currently benefits the Four Diamonds Fund at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Children’s Hospital and has raised over $100,000,000 since its inception. Read more