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Penn State Does The Ice Bucket Challenge

Throughout the past two weeks, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the Internet by storm and flooded all of our news feeds. Penn Staters everywhere have taken advantage of this opportunity to raise funds and awareness for ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Several well-known Penn Staters have even gotten in on the fun. Here are a few of the best Penn State ALS Ice Bucket Challenges!

Tim Shaw

Penn Stater and former Tennessee Titans linebacker Tim Shaw used his recent ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video to announce that he’d been diagnosed with ALS. We’re all rooting for you, Tim!

 

 James Franklin & the Penn State Football Team

Head football coach James Franklin and several members of the Penn State Football team accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge as a group last week. Franklin even put a twist on his signature expression “Dominate The State,” saying, “We’ve been talking a lot about dominating the state, now we want to #NominateTheState.”  

Adam Breneman

Sophomore tight end Adam Breneman, who raised thousands of dollars for ALS awareness when he was still in high school, took to his Facebook page two weeks ago to show his support for the cause.

Herb Hand & The Offensive Line

Offensive line coach Herb Hand and the offensive line completed the challenge two weeks ago during training camp.

Erica Walsh

Women’s soccer head coach Erica Walsh took her turn at the challenge two weeks ago.

Sandy Barbour

New Athletic Director Sandy Barbour accepted the challenge during halftime at the women’s soccer game last weekend.

Guy Gadowsky

Head men’s hockey coach Guy Gadowsky and members of the hockey coaching staff answered the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on the ice at Pegula Ice Arena.

The Nittany Lion

Last but not least, after being challenged by the UCF and UMass mascots, the Nittany Lion accepted the challenge.

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Anna Ungar

Penn State Class of 2015 Visual Communications major, Onward State photographer, THON 2014 Public Relations Captain, Camp Kesem of Penn State Marketing & PR Coordinator, anglophile, lover of chocolate milk, bows, cats, The Office, photography, Morgan Freeman, and british accents. Orders a side of pickles with everything.

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