‘Jump Rope for Heart’ at Graham Elementary in Talladega raises $800

Students at Graham Elementary School in Talladega raised $800 for this year’s “Jump Rope for Heart,” an annual event based around a pledge drive. Pictured above are the students who won T-shirts by raising $50 or more for this year’s event: Ethan Lease, coach Kayla Adams, Karlee Whetstone, Jeremiah Benefield, Daylon Dates, Cameron Lee, Aryu Vessie, Brendan Carter, Alexander Lease and Kyan Vessie.

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TALLADEGA -- Students at Graham Elementary School in Talladega raised $800 for this year’s “Jump Rope for Heart,” an annual event based around a pledge drive.

Pictured above are the students who won T-shirts by raising $50 or more for this year’s event: Ethan Lease, coach Kayla Adams, Karlee Whetstone, Jeremiah Benefield, Daylon Dates, Cameron Lee, Aryu Vessie, Brendan Carter, Alexander Lease and Kyan Vessie.

Adams also thanked all of the members of the community who made the event a success by pledging donations.