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Marlowe Elementary School Wins Top Award from Relay for Life

Marlowe Elementary School received two awards from Berkeley County Relay for Life organizers for 2017 school fundraising efforts. The school community was honored for most money raised and most money raised per capita. Principal, Katherine Worthington, accepted the awards on behalf of her school. “The students and staff of Marlowe Elementary School worked so hard and with such commitment to this cause. We will display these trophies with great pride and look forward to supporting Relay for Life this school year”, said Worthington.

Penny Horner, Senior Community Development Manager for the American Cancer Society also announced that Berkeley County Schools led the nation in the Schools vs. Cancer Fundraising Campaign raising over $49,000 this past year. Horner proudly boasts “Berkeley County Schools has a strong tradition of leading the state in their cancer education, prevention, and fundraising efforts. Being named top in the nation is a huge deal, and definitely warrants acknowledgment and celebration”.

Superintendent Arvon echoed his appreciation and enthusiasm for the hard work displayed by Berkeley County Schools’ students and staff. “So much is asked of our schools on a daily basis, and for them to make the time and provide the energy and effort to a cause that affects every person in this community, warms my heart. Cancer education and prevention is so important for all of us, and I am so proud of our schools.