Winners announced, Annual Strides Walk proves to be another success
The Amalie Arena hosted the 4th Annual Strides for Education 5K Walk, sponsored by the Hillsborough Education Foundation and Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS). Overall, the walk brought in a total of $630,000 for college scholarships and innovative classroom projects for HCPS students and teachers.
Let's recognize the top school teams that helped make this event so successful.
School teams that had the most walkers are:
- Elementary: Knight Elementary School (39 walkers)
- Middle: Sligh Middle School (51 walkers)
- High: Tampa Bay Tech High School (110 walkers)
- Charter: Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School (10 walkers)
School teams that raised the most money are:
- Elementary: Oak Grove Elementary School ($4,000 raised)
- Middle: Adams Middle School ($852 raised)
- High: Sickles High School ($1,674 raised)
- Charter: Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School ($935 raised)
This final category of school winners will receive a bonus $1,000 to put toward a college scholarship or innovative classroom project.
These schools achieved the highest percentage of their goal:
- Elementary: Lockhart Elementary School (achieved 245.89% of their goal)
- Middle: Tinker K-8 (achieved 45.65% of their goal)
- High: Sickles High School (achieved 40.32% of their goal)
- Charter: Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School (achieved 94.4% of their goal)
And finally, this year’s winner of the Striders Cup, as the overall top-performing public school in Hillsborough County is:
Lockhart Elementary School
Let’s hear it for all of our schools and teams for making Strides such a wonderful success!View Full Album