GPS And McCallie Dance Raises Funds For Airlift Hope

Monday, September 30, 2013
GPS and McCallie Upper School students joined together Saturday in the first Student Council outdoor dance, and together they raised $1,750 for Airlift Hope.
GPS and McCallie Upper School students joined together Saturday in the first Student Council outdoor dance, and together they raised $1,750 for Airlift Hope.

GPS and McCallie Upper School students joined together Saturday in the first Student Council outdoor dance, and together they raised $1,750 for Airlift Hope, a non-profit that serves patients in need and their families. The organization provides air transport to specialized medical facilities for evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. 

Senior Megan Rohn, a class representative to the Student Council and a licensed pilot, was the brainchild behind “Destination Dance.” GPS junior Carly Bourne won a ride in a Cessna airplane in a raffle of best-dressed attendees.

The theme was mirrored in the clothing. Students in flight attendant uniforms, Hawaiian shirts, French berets, togas, Indian saris, Mexican serape blankets, danced on the front lawn, a first for an evening coordinate activity.  

Refreshments were served on the DeFoor Patio, under strings of lights and next to large cardboard replicas of the British red telephone box/booth, a hot air balloon, and a cruise ship.


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