THON a huge success at Penn State Greater Allegheny

February 21, 2012

Penn State students rocked Bryce Jordan Center during the weekend of Feb. 17-19 to give children and their families hope in the fight against pediatric cancer. Thousands of dancers and volunteers had another successful year, raising almost $10.7 million, as they celebrated the 40th anniversary of THON.

Penn State Greater Allegheny raised move than $20,000! Congratulations to Janet Zayas and Ahraz Zaman, Penn State Greater Allegheny dancers for the event. Morale captains included: Sara Payo, Nicole Bacvinskas, Alejandra Rodriguez, Cassandra Studeny, Corinne Wilson, Randy Langi, Ryan Cherry, Lysandra Hutchinson, Tecoria Butler and John Alligood.

  • The final tally of total dollars, $10,686,924.83, raised at the 2012 Penn State Dance Marathon was revealed on Sunday, Feb. 19 at the end of the three-day event. THON supports the Four Diamonds Fund at Hershey Medical Center.

    IMAGE: Patrick Mansell

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Last Updated February 22, 2012