Floyd Central HS holds annual dance marathon

Floyd Central HS holds annual dance marathon
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FLOYDS KNOBS, IN (WAVE) - Floyd Central High School held its sixth annual Dance Marathon on Saturday.

The event raises money for Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis.

For eight hours, students had fun dancing and spreading awareness for Riley, the only hospital in Indiana that accepts all children regardless of how much their family can pay.

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The event has grown from 150 students in its first year to more than 700 this year.

"I know it's changed the lives of so many people and definitely the lives of well, of my life," Dance Marathon executive committee member Sydney LaDuke said. "And it's just, it's really incredible."

The group's goal was to raise $100,000 this year and it surpassed that, raising more than $111,000 for Riley Hospital.

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