Junior Nikolas Vellinger tears up while waiting to see the reveal of the total.
Senior Kristen Burger jumps in glee seeing the last digits which are revealed by senior Justin Applebaum. “When I put up my one, I thought we did it; we cleared it, it is $101 thousand. Then Justin pulled up the 11 and I lost all control of my entire body,” said Burger. “I don’t even know what happened up there.”
Seniors Justin Applebaum and Kylie Wheeler hug and share their joy as the total is revealed.
Seniors Justin Applebaum, Kylie Wheeler, and Kristen Burger have a group hug over the big reveal.
Senior Justin Applebaum show seniors Kylie Wheeler and Kristen Burger final number of the total as they cry tears of joy. “It was unexpected for everyone, and I didn’t know what to expect,” said Applebaum.
Senior Kristen Burger hugs senior Kylie Wheeler.
Senior Tristian Barnes takes a moment to take in the excitement from the revealing of the grand total. “It was an overwhelming moment of emotions just to see all of your hard work pay off in the end. It is an indescribable feeling to say the least, when you put the time in starting in December realting to Dance Marathon it is good to see it all pay off,” said Barnes.
Senior Kylie Wheeler embraces senior Lucy Reising with tears of joy. “I am speechless. Three weeks ago we had a meeting saying there was no way metting a hundered thousand was even in range for us. Everybody came together because we knew that we were going to do this for the kids,” said Wheeler.