Spanish River High Students Raise Money During Dance Marathon Event


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.