Author: Elissa Hill
Every organization who participates in THON deserves recognition for its dedication and activities, but some organizations rank among the top fundraisers nearly every year — and they prefer to keep it that way.
No matter what the total is, 707 dancers stood for 46 hours this weekend in the fight against pediatric cancer, and that’s something all 16,000 THON volunteers should be proud of.
One day we will dance in celebration. Today, we dance for the families.
This year’s Homecoming week will be held from October 7-13, a welcome change from last year’s mid-November celebration.
“She did things her way — which wasn’t always my way — but it was one with style, enthusiasm, and love for life, that left an impression on everyone she’s met.”
A member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority, Courtney participated in canning trips, the THON 5K, sending THONvelopes, and countless other FTK events and activities before her untimely death when she was just a freshman.