DCC students in grades PK-12 expressed their school spirit during the first part of March in preparation for the traditional Cardinal-thon celebration. DCC has not been able to have this fun-filled festival for two years because of the pandemic. This year the school felt it was able to have a safe gathering of families again. Cardinal-thon 2022 was held on Sunday, March 13, from 11-3 throughout the elementary side of the building. There was an inflatable obstacle course, games, and activities for different age groups to complete. Students had the support of their family and friends who sponsored them to encourage them to take part in all of the fun.
According to Beth Roy, this year’s coordinator, “It was a great way to celebrate some normalcy again. There was something for everyone.” Families enjoyed the delicious food including haluski, hotdogs, pizza and much more. There was also a bake sale going on with cookies, brownies, and fudge to tempt every sweet tooth.
The day culminated in the announcing of the winners of the Chinese auction, the Blackstone griddle package, and bicycle.
All students received a Cardinal-thon t-shirt that they can choose to wear for gym classes. On the back the local business sponsors were listed. Royer’s 322 was a major sponsor this year. Other sponsors included Kness and Associates Insurance -Investments; Adamson Funeral Chapel; IP & S Club; Moore Propane; Allegheny Hauling; Wells Auto Wrecking; Crazy Horse Saloon & Grill; Corbet Construction; The Suplizio Family; Setter Point Insurance; Downtown Imprints; B.P. Inn; DuBois Dermatology & Cosmetics; Re.invent.ed; Allegheny Mountain Recycling, Inc.; Ken Schaffer Excavating; Dr. Gregory Sachs; Tim Britton Construction; and Crystal Clean Home & Business Services. DCC thanks these sponsors, our families, and teachers for making this great event possible.