Photos by Braden Schroeder and Robert Wormley
Dancers listen to speaker Mia Benge, who was the first Riley story of the day. Photo by Braden Schroeder.
Students gather in front of the stage as they listen to FCDM exec. members. Photo by Braden Schroeder.
Students learn the first part of the morale dance at FCDM. Photo by Braden Schroeder.
From the front of the gym to the back, dancers from FCDM and the rest of the community listen to the first Riley story of the day. Photo by Braden Schroeder.
Senior Peyton Pierce enters into the gym. Photo by Robert Wormley.
The main gym awaits dancers prior to FCDM. Photo by Robert Wormley.
Student dancers enter into the main gym. Photo by Robert Wormley.
Senior Carson Conley speaks to the crowd at FCDM.
Junior Noah Cook, seniors Katie Uhl and Lucas Willman talk to the students at the beginning of FCDM. Photo by Robert Wormley.
Senior Mikayla Moore sings the National Anthem at FCDM. Photo by Robert Wormley.
Juniors Abby Ahrens and Abbie Lawrence teach the morale dance. Photo by Robert Wormley.
Freshmen Olivia Stinson and Sydney Wallace jump out of a blow-up obstacle during the first FCDM breakout session. Photo by Robert Wormley
Senior Adam Rutledge and Landon Campbell battle the freshmen and junior team in a dodgeball tournament. Photo by Robert Wormley.
Georgetown Elementary students Nolan Vaught Tate O’Leary learn the iCarly portion of the morale dance. Photo by Robert Wormley.
Freshmen Olivia Hartz and Gabby Gobbel race down the slide. Photo by Robert Wormley
Seniors Lucas Hertle and Jimmy Quenichet battle for a rebound during the preliminary portion of the basketball tournament. Photo by Robert Wormley.
Senior Grace Reising speaks about her experience as a Riley kid prior to FCDM morale captains teaching the third part of the dance. Photo by Robert Wormley.
Seniors Nik Vellinger and Carson Conley dance to “Whoomp There It Is.” Photo by Robert Wormley.
The crowd watches as FCDM reveals their 2017 total. Photo by Robert Wormley.
By Natalie Allen
The auditorium seats begin to fill, the voices of the crowd lower to a dull roar. Seniors take their seats under the burning light of the stage as principal Janie Whaley opens Class Night with congratulatory praise and best wishes of the future to come.
This past Wednesday seniors attended Class Night, in which students were awarded scholarships and recognized for various high school achievements. Among the prestigious awards given was the announcement of Mr. and Miss Floyd Central, which concluded the evening.
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By Alaina King
Mickey Deputy had open heart surgery when she was 10 months old and was diagnosed with leukemia at age seven.
Riley Lesh was born 15 weeks premature, spent 90 days in the NICU, and had a benign tumor removed from her shoulder.
Between six months and a year old, Ella McBride stopped growing, had heart failure, and an auto kidney transplant.
Although these stories are unique, these girls had one thing in common: being treated at Riley Children’s Hospital.
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