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Commissioners Recognize Penn State Worthington Dance Marathon

The Lackawanna County Commissioners honored Penn State Worthington students and administrators for their efforts in raising funds to help children with cancer through its annual dance marathon. The event, known as THON, generates money for the Four Diamonds Fund of The Milton Hershey Medical Center. The local campus raised over $6,800 through pledges, can collection weekends and other events.

L-r, Commissioner Jim Wansacz; Emily Reynolds, student; Commissioner Corey D. O’Brien; Jennifer Smith, student, who danced all 46 hours; Anisbel Ortega and Christopher Boyd, students; Michelle Schutt, Director of Student Services; Matthew Nied, Assistant Director of Student Programs and Unions; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.