Dear Oswegatchie School Community,
Last Sunday, June 6th, we held the first annual OSW 5K. It was a great success. We had 150 runners registered and were able to raise close to $1800 to split between the Cactus Jack Foundation and the Oswegatchie School Organization. The following students participated in the race: JP O’Leary, Cassidy Tremblay, Gabe VanOverloop, Julia Cameron, Mia Majeski, Hannah Ard, Katie Jamroga, Ava Majeski, Jolina Campesi, Samantha Silva, Melanie Martin, Alex Dyjak, Sarah Hage, Cadence Piela, Victoria Sturm, Madison Goldstein, Allison Cioci, Lara Lanuza, Elizabeth Price, Kayleigh Jones, Caprice Heikkinen, Jennie Macca-Barnes, Colton Murch, Cameron Murch, Anika Garg, Ainsley Smith, Ella Ortiz, Kyra Tuckwood, Isabel Zweir, Elizabeth Saucier, Audrey Steward, Marisa Mellon, Emily-Rose Johnson, Emma Piela, Delaney Moriarty, Nina Butler, Clara Mahoney, Tessa Bock, Hannah Carter, Lexie Hullivan, Cole Peckham, Victoria Danz and Sarah Andrews.
The following staff members also participated; Mr. Ozmun, Mrs. O’Leary, Mr. Johnson, Miss Kolnaski, Miss Brett, Mrs. Drabinski, Mrs. Dyjak, Mrs. Castelpoggi, Mrs. Grgurich, Miss Tatangelo, Mrs. Trott, Mrs. Hullivan, Ms. Edwards, and Mrs. Pegram.
The following teachers volunteered and helped with planning and preparing for the race: Mr. Cillino, Ms. Bouchard, Ms. Childs, Mrs. Radack, Miss Huang, Mrs. Servideo, Mrs. Saucier, Mrs. Lenes.
We would also like to thank the numerous parent volunteers who helped along the course as well as the Lane family (Emerson and Brooks) who set up the water stop in their yard. The Burke family (Carlie and her little brother) also helped pass out water during the race.
We would like to thank our many generous sponsors for the race as well Thank you to: Filomena’s, Cowlicks, Dunkin’ Donuts, Caulkins Builders, Cellini Yard Care, Manfredi and Lenes Law Firm, Orthodontic Associates of Southeastern CT, Crown Pizza, Gabrieles Martial Arts, Love Where You Live Homes, The Lane Family. Chili’s and Ivy’s and BJ’s Wholesale provided us with gift cards and Fast Signs donated our banner. We would also like to thank the OSO who generously paid to have our course certified.