Four Penn State Greater Allegheny students will participate in the 2009 Penn State Dance Marathon (THON) Feb. 22-24. The 46-hour no-sitting, no-sleeping event is an annual fundraiser for The Four Diamonds fund, which helps families with children who have cancer.
The Greater Allegheny THON chair is senior information science and technology major, Michael Wancheck, of Jefferson Hills, Pa., who has been an active member of THON since his sophomore year. For THON 2008, Wancheck represented Greater Allegheny as a dancer.
The four Greater Allegheny students dancing in the 2009 marathon are: