Kennedy Students Raise $3200 for Puerto Rican Relief

Students at Kennedy High School were ready to dance as the Culture Club and Key Club jointly hosted a Zumba fundraiser for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico.

Kennedy Zumba 4Jessica Chilton, the Kennedy Key Club adviser, assisted with Zumba moves at the Zumba fundraiser for hurricane victims

More than 200 students shook and shimmied to instructor-led Zumba music. They also learned some salsa and bachata dance moves at the event that featured students wearing “Baila Con Puerto Rico” (Dance with Puerto Rico) T-shirts.

Students from the school’s C.H.A.M.P. (Culinary and Hospitality Applied Management Program) and Culture Club prepared and sold authentic Hispanic fare at the fundraiser. Other groups donated water and Gatorade.

“We wanted to help Puerto Rico after the aftermath of Hurricane Maria,” said Franca Fiorentino, Culture Club adviser.

 

 

 

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