Secaucus students’ dance-a-thon raises $1200 for charities

Some 120 Secaucus students danced for 3 hours and lifted $1,200 for charities when a district hosted a initial Dance-a-Thon for Charity final month.

The Secaucus Service Activities Involvement and Leadership (SAIL) students and Secaucus Middle School Student Government Organization (SGO), underneath a instruction of Stacey Lee and Toni Ann Palmisano — and special guest former New York Giant Michael Cox — helped make a Nov. 17 eventuality a success. 

The three-hour dance-til-you-drop eventuality featured song from a 1980s, ’90s and today. Students shaped teams and teammates wore relating shirts that they combined in support of their charity.

Charities enclosed a Secaucus Animal Shelter, UNICEF, Make a Wish Foundation, American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Autism Speaks, St. Jude’s Children Hospital and J-Shine.

The teams competed to be a final group dancing, and during one indicate everybody assimilated together to emanate a conga line. Ten teams done it to a dance-off apportionment of a contest, where a leader was comparison by a acclaim of a crowd. 

Winning eighth-grade students Alanna Highsmith and Latisha Lubega comparison The American Red Cross for Puerto Rico as their gift of choice.

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