Here are images from Appalachian State University’s 2016 Dance Marathon, which raised $38,107.81 for local nonprofits Western Youth Network and Parent to Parent Family Support Network. The annual event is a signature fundraiser sponsored by the university’s ACT office (Appalachian and the Community Together). About 200 students participate each year.
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.