In 2019, Leon, Maclay, Chiles, Rickards High School, Valwood School, Florida State University School, Lincoln High School, Maclay Middle School, and John Paul II High Schools raised a total of $402,036.19 For The Kids! If you or your high school are interested in starting a Dance Marathon program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maclay School is in their third year working with Dance Marathon at Florida State University. In 2019, Maclay raised $75,244.47 as part of our high school programs and hopes to surpass this in 2020. Some of Maclay's fundraising events include canning at various athletic games and working with local restaurants to host share-it nights. For the first time this year, Maclay School will be fundraising with Maclay Middle School.
Rickards High School
Rickards High School is a second-year program with Dance Marathon at Florida State University. Last year, through countless fundraising efforts, Rickards was able to raise $12,318.10! We are looking forward to seeing what this year has in store in terms of fundraising and putting on another fun-filled event.
The dance marathon movement has united the student body at Leon High School for the past three years. Last year, Leon’s prideful students fundraised $88,219.57 for the Children’s Miracle Network and the FSU College of Medicine’s Pediatric Outreach Programs. At Leon, miracles are made with Lion pride just minutes away from FSU’s Campus.
Leon High School
Lawton Chiles High School
Lawton Chiles High School is a third-year program with Dance Marathon at Florida State University. In 2019, the Timberwolves raised $114,420.46 at their marathon! We are excited to see what this year has in store as we try to reach a broader audience within their student body.
St. John Paul II (JPII) Catholic High School
Dance Marathon at St. John Paul II (JPII) Catholic High School serves the community while strengthening their smaller student body. In JPII’s third year, their fundraisers were able to collectively raise $25,847.20 while dancing for the kids who can’t. This program was a valued partner who contributed to DM at FSU’s $2.2 million dollar total in 2019.
Lincoln High School
Lincoln High School is a public high school in the Tallahassee area with a student population of more than 2,200. Lincoln High School participated in their first four-hour Dance Marathon in 2017, and is approaching their fourth year in 2020. In their first year, Lincoln raised more than $9,000 for the kids. This pas year, they raised $31,039.30 and Lincoln hopes to continue to put forward major fundraising efforts, generate more cause awareness on their campus, create new partnerships with local businesses, and stand, dance, and raise hope and funds for the next generation.
Florida State University School (FSUS)
Florida State University School (FSUS) is the local charter school in Tallahassee supporting FSU. It is a K-12th grade school with over 1,700 enrolled students. Their dance marathon program is mainly centered around the Student Government Association’s leadership. Last year, FSUS had their third dance marathon, in which they raised a total of $40,210.36 to help support DM at FSU. Going into their fourth year, FSUS is continuing to grow by involving their own middle school and working to gain more student support to achieve their full potential.