You can vote to decide who will get dunked on Sept. 26

Clarion Staff Report

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To raise funds for student leader scholarships, Madison College Student Ambassadors are holding a coin and cash war to determine who will spend time in the dunk tank at the Truax Campus Fun Day on Sept. 26.

All money raised by the coin and cash war and dunk tank activity will be used to provide scholarships for the five students who receive the annual Karen Roberts Student Life Leadership award.

Eight students and 12 college staff members have agreed to be included in the coin and cash war.

The top six staff members and the top three students from the coin and cash war will spend 20 minutes in the dunk tank at Campus Fun Day.

Collection jars for the coin and cash war are in the Student Life office at Truax, located in Room B1260. Student Ambassadors will also collect your monetary votes while tabling outside Student Life.

You can vote as often as you’d like and for multiple people. Simply deposit money into the jars of the people you’d like to see in the dunk tank. Those who have the most money in their jars when the Student Life office closes on Sept. 24 will “win” time in the dunk tank. Last year, the Student Ambassadors were able to raise $703 through the coin and cash war and dunk tank event. Their goal for this year is to exceed that amount this fall.

Your opportunity to dunk the winners will come during the Truax Campus Fun Day event, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 26 outside the Health Education building. Three throws will cost $1.

Staff members participating in the dunk tank fundraiser are:

  • Renee Alfano, director of Student Life
  • Chelsey Bauer, transition specialist, ABE
  • Mike Davenport, instructor and baseball coach
  • Ro Encizo, Men of Excellence advisor and Student Life
  • Brenda Farrell, Student Life senior administrative coordinator
  • John Flannery, director of Public Safety
  • Miranda Hawk, Performing Arts instructor
  • Doug Kirchberg, Student Life advisor
  • Rhoda McKinney, Welcome Center clerical technician
  • Mario Quintana, Photography instructor
  • Scott Ritter, director, DRS and Testing
  • Gretchen Rixie, director, Advising and Career and Employment Services

Students participating in the dunk tank fundraiser are:

  • Spencer Allen, United Common Ground
  • Cassandra Cullen, Clarion Radio Music director
  • Jason Dou, Smash Bros. club president
  • Jonathan Jones, Student Senate president
  • Andrew Kicmol, former Clarion editor
  • Deyshia Kinsey, United Common Ground president
  • Tessa Morhardt, Clarion editor
  • Kalia Vang, former Phi Theta Kappa president
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