Ragnar Relay Team Supports Student Emergency Fund
May 22, 2017
Ragnar Relay Team
Twelve members of the Wentworth community participated in the Cape Cod Ragnar Relay on May 12 and 13, a 200-mile race from Hull to Provincetown, Mass.
The team, #WentWorthIt, included AJ Andreucci, coordinator of community standards, Student Affairs; Beth d’Entremont-Butts, parent; Ellen Butts, BSAM ’19; Evan Chu, BSM ’18; Matt Giannelli, office coordinator, Center for Student Engagement; Katie Kernizan, BARC ’08, MARC ’10; Schendy Kernizan, professor of architecture; Kevin Long, resident director, WIT Life; Chris McIntyre, co-op and career advisor, Center for Cooperative Education and Career Services; Chris Scanlon, associate director, Center for Student Engagement; Edie Waldsmith, Physical Plant, BCMT; and Chawney Weis, operations coordinator, Center for Cooperative Education and career Services.
Runners raised money for Wentworth’s Student Emergency Fund, which helps students in need of financial assistance. #WentWorthIt took part in the race for the first time last year.
"Running in Ragnar and raising this money was such an incredible experience,” said Weis. “The team was so supportive of each other all throughout the training, fundraising, and the race itself. The soreness I'm feeling today is completely worth seeing how many students the Student Emergency Fund will be able to support.”
The 2017 team finished the race in 29 hours and 19 minutes, bettering their expected time by more than an hour. The Ragnar team raised $11,050 for the Student Emergency Fund.
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