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Students jump rope for fun, health

Centennial Christian students skip rope in different ways at various stations in the parking lot and back field for Jump Rope for Heart May 5. From left are Kai Ealden, Brenden VanderPloeg and Derek Leffers. - MARGARET SPEIRS
Centennial Christian students skip rope in different ways at various stations in the parking lot and back field for Jump Rope for Heart May 5. From left are Kai Ealden, Brenden VanderPloeg and Derek Leffers.
— image credit: MARGARET SPEIRS

Centennial Christian students nearly doubled their fundraising goal for Jump Rope for Heart this year.

The students raised $4,152.65, surpassing their goal of $2,500, for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Prizes were handed out according to how much money students raised and that included an iPad mini.

Centennial holds the event every two years and the students skipped under a sunny sky with warm weather.

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