Our Best Features From THON 2022
Believe it or not, THON 2022’s 46 hours came and went in a blink of an eye, all while raising a single-year record $13,756,374.50 FTK in the process.
If you were caught up in all the excitement and didn’t get a chance to take in the weekend’s best, biggest, and craziest stories, check out our favorite posts from THON Weekend below.
667 Dancers, 6 Features
- ‘THON Is My Life’: Former Four Diamonds Child Dances In THON 2022 — Colleen Nersten
- ‘It Means Everything’: Nittanyville President Fulfills Goal By Dancing In THON 2022 — Gabe Angieri
- Family Ties To Cancer & THON Fuel Local THON Dancer’s Passion — Ryen Gailey
- An Unbreakable Bond: Penn State Siblings Take On 46 Hours As THON Dancers — Mackenzie Cullen
- Meet Holly Maitland-McKenna, The 58-Year-Old Penn State Alumna Dancing In THON 2022 — Ava Brendgord
- Blue Sapphire Gillian Brooks Trades Beaver Stadium For BJC As THON 2022 Dancer — Emily Grill
Wacky, Weird, & Wonderful
- THON(Wordle) State: The Ultimate THON Word-Guessing Game — Mackenzie Cullen
- I Ran A 5K At THON Weekend 2022 — Will Pegler
- People Draw THON 2022’s ‘Spark Endless Light’ Logo From Memory — Colleen Nersten
- Hosting A Romantic Evening At THON — Hope Damato
- Analyzing Penn State Football’s THON 2022 Pep Rally Routine — Sam Fremin
- The Ultimate THON Weekend Self-Care Guide — Mackenzie Cullen
Dancer Relations Captains…To The Stage!
- THON 2022 Line Dance Lyrics — Matt DiSanto
- [Video] THON 2022 Line Dance: ‘Light The Night! Get Loud! — Video by Hailey Stutzman
- An Official Power Ranking Of The THON 2022 Line Dance Lyrics — Gabe Angieri
- ‘Genius Lyrics’ Breakdown Of THON 2022’s Line Dance — Sam Fremin
- What’s Missing From The 2022 THON Line Dance? — Mikey DeAngelis
- Our Favorite Moves From The THON 2022 Line Dance (With Gifs!) — Connor Krause
- [Video] What’s Your Favorite THON 2022 Line Dance Move? — Video by Tobey Prime & Hope Damato
Touching Moments & Guest Speakers
- Mayor Ezra Nanes, Tom & Tamra Fountaine Officially Declare State College ‘City Of THON’ — Matt DiSanto
- Four Diamonds & Penn State Health Recognize THON’s 50th Anniversary — Mara McKeon
- Penn State Alumni Association CEO Paul Clifford Speaks At THON 2022 — Matt DiSanto
- THON 2022’s Family Hour Reminds Us Why We THON — Mackenzie Cullen
- Eric & Molly Barron Speak At THON 2022 — Matt DiSanto
Surprise! Bea Miller, Chelsea Cutler, & More Rock THON 2022
- THON’s Anything But ‘Sad Tonight’ Thanks To Chelsea Cutler’s Surprise Performance — Colleen Nersten
- My Hero Zero Plays Twelfth Consecutive THON — Mackenna Yount
- Bea Miller Keeps THON Anything But ‘Bored’ During Saturday Night Performance — Will Pegler
- Local Band Canary Reignites Crowd At THON 2022 — Sam Fremin
- Go Go Retro Closes Out THON 2022 With Electrifying Performance — Ryen Gailey
THON 2022 Through Our Lens
- [Photo Story] THON 2022’s Human Tunnel — Will Pegler
- [Photo Story] The Best Photos From Day 1 Of THON 2022 — Alysa Rubin
- [Photo Story] Kids Showcase Skills At Athlete Hour — Devon Craley
- [Photo Story] Relive THON 2022’s Electric Pep Rally — Gabe Angieri
- [Photo Story] The Best Photos From Day 2 Of THON 2022 — Sam Fremin
Finally, a compilation of our THON coverage simply wouldn’t be complete without a snapshot of this year’s record-breaking total. All of the hard work throughout the year resulted in $13,756,374.50 For The Kids!
For complete, comprehensive coverage of all things THON 2022, check out our live blog of all 46 hours.
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