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Hampton City Schools’ 7th Annual Run 4 the Stage 5K raises over $11,500 for student scholarships
The Hampton City Schools 7th Annual Run 4 the Stage 5K was held virtually on May 28 through June 5, 2022. There was a total of 278 participants. The Run for the Stage 5K is held annually to support on-time graduation by providing funding for community college scholarships.
This year’s virtual race was a huge success raising over $11,500. The event offered ten 2022 HCS graduates with $2,000 scholarships to assist with their college expenses. The Run 4 the Stage event has raised over $111,000 in the last seven years.
The following students were awarded scholarships:
Bethel High School
Hampton High School
Kecoughtan High School
Phoebus High School
Moton Early Childhood Center won the award for the largest team. They had 7% of their school represented. They were rewarded with medals, freebies, treats, and a three-foot trophy!
The following participants won door prizes:
FitBit - Zoe Goral
Badminton Set - Stephanie Grantham
Collapsible Wagon - Lynn Kirkland
Beats by Dre - Addison Holmes
Smokeless Firepit - Miranda Bagheri
55 inch TV - Cantrese Pace Pierce
Beach Mat - Tandie Taliaferro
Candles - Karen Jackson
Keurig - April Rollins
A special thank you goes to this year’s event sponsors – Cell Phone Tech, Hampton Roads Educators Credit Union, and Encore Music & Entertainment, LLC.