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Eight SWOSU Student Groups Raise $1,000 Plus in Fight Against Cancer


Eight Southwestern Oklahoma State University student organizations raised over $1,000 each for the recent Custer County Relay For Life event held April 19 on the SWOSU campus in Weatherford.

 Over $102,000 was raised at the American Cancer Society event to raise funds and awareness in the fight against cancer.

Event Chair Shelby Unruh said many SWOSU student organizations participated in and donated to Relay For Life. The SWOSU Orientation Leaders were the third-leading contributor among all groups, while Kappa Epsilon’s donations were the fifth most. The Collegiate Activities Board ranked sixth.

SWOSU teams contributing more than $1,000 included:

SWOSU Orientation Leaders $6,446.82
Kappa Epsilon $5,839.75
SWOSU Collegiate Activities Board $5,509.21
Sigma Sigma Chi $5,393.00
Kappa Phi Beta Zeta $2,164.00
SWOSU Biology/Med Club $1,876.83
Kappa Delta Omega $1,275.00
SWOSU School of Nursing $1,087.25