ICYMI: Terry Scholars host Relay for Life walkathon
By Justin Tijerina April 11, 2016
The Honors College’s Terry Scholars hosted UH’s first Relay for Life walkathon at Lynn Eusan Park Friday in an effort to raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society. The six-hour walkathon featured a DJ as well as games and activities like Gatorade pong and a Mr. Relay pageant. Check out the photos below to see how students came together to raise funds for cancer research.
The walkathon lasted 6 hours. | Justin Tijerina / The Cougar.
President of the Terry Scholars and co-leader of the walkathon Kyle Knight spoke at the event. | Justin Tijerina / The Cougar.
Chemical engineering sophomore Cesar Aguirre and accounting sophomore Yomira Calles were just two of the students who participated in the relay. | Justin Tijerina / The Cougar
Participants Aaron Lopez and psychology and nursing junior Daisy Montes de Oca hold hands in a show of solidarity at the walk. | Justin Tijerina / The Cougar.
Each lap had a different theme – such as walking backwards or hula hooping. | Justin Tijerina / The Cougar.
At 9 p.m. students lit candles for the Luminaria Ceremony to honor cancer patients. | Justin Tijerina / The Cougar.
Tags: American Cancer Society, Honors College, Relay for Life, Terry Scholars, walkathon