Spanish River High Students Raise Money During Dance Marathon Event

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Staff report

Spanish River High School’s second annual Dance Marathon event brought in double the amount of money than the inaugural year.

The event, which is a popular program on high school and college campuses that support Children’s Miracle Network.

Kids dance and stand for a certain amount of time while raising money and awareness for pediatric hospitals.

Last year, students raised $11,581.18. This year, the Shark-A-Thon brought in $25,827.36. The goal the students had in mind was $15,000.

The high schoolers partner with Florida Atlantic University’s OwlThon, which benefits Shands Children’s Hospital in Gainesville.