Students raise thousands for American Heart Association

Published 5:00 pm Wednesday, March 13, 2019

To The Leader

According to Karen Holmes, physical education teacher at Little Cypress Elementary, the generous giving of family and friends helped raise $7,733.24 for the American Heart Association through the Kids Heart Challenge (formerly Jump Rope for Heart).


The top donations by grade level belong to:

  • Kindergarten:      Serenity Hunter $170.00
  • 1st Grade:           Bailey Dempsey $290.00
  • 2nd Grade:          Blakely Craft $335.00
  • 3rd Grade:          Aubrey Blackman $625.00.


According to Ms. Holmes, “Not only were our students generous but they also learned how to take care of their hearts by exercise and healthy eating.”