Friday, March 21, 2014

'Chelsea's Champions' from Henry Cluster are part of community run

Patrick Henry High School Cluster students, parents, teachers, and staff teamed up as "Chelsea's Champions" for the Fourth Annual Finish Chelsea's Run in Balboa Park, following a visit by Chelsea's father to Patrick Henry.Lauren Haneke-Hopps, Henry student and team captain, with Brent King, Chelsea's father.

More than 70 participants on the team help to raise money for continued awareness and strengthening of Chelsea's Law and to provide scholarships for local San Diego youth. The team from Patrick Henry High School cluster ran with more than 6,500 other participants, including Superintendent Cindy Marten.

Student Ambassador and Team Captain Lauren Haneke-Hopps, who is a sophomore at Patrick Henry High, coordinated the team's registration. She also helped the high school to host guest speaker Brent King, Chelsea's dad, for a day of inspirational assemblies focused on hope and change for the future.
The March 1 event was held in memory of Chelsea King, who lost her life to a known child predator while running in a local community park.