• Relay For Life 2015

    Voluntees speaking at Realy for Life

    Fairchild Wheeler's Community Service Club planned and hosted the 1st Relay for Life in the history of Bridgeport Public Schools on June 5, 2015 at Fairchild Wheeler Inter-district Magnet School. From 6pm - 6am, more than 500 community members gathered together in solidarity to fight a disease that knows no age, gender, race, religion or boundaries of any kind.

    The Relay for Life of Bridgeport hosted tons of events during every hour of the 12 hour event and featured speeches from Mayor Bill Finch, teacher Jess Alvarado and Fairchild Wheeler sophomore Emily Kolodziej. All in all, Bridgeport's Relay featured over 40 teams that fundraised on-site during the event. After its final count, the Relay For Life of Bridgeport raised over $23,000 towards the American Cancer Society and finding a cure.

    The following are awards that were given out at the end of the event:

    Top 10 fundraising TEAMS from Relay 2015


    1. Heart & Sole ($2,406.00): Captains: Kate Davignon & Ryan Anthony
    2. BEE The Cure ($1,762); Captain: Marilyn Pearson
    3. CT Kids Fight Back ($1,667.17); Captain: Mrs. Donna M Feibusch
    4. The Powerpuffs ($1,201.43); Captain: Rosheika Vaughan
    5. knighTs for life ($1,145.00); Captain: Lisa vanZyl
    6. 3.14rates ($1,144.24); Captain: Graham Bonnell
    7. Altruistic Nirvana ($1,122.00); Captain: Amy White
    8. The Flapjacks ($1,066.50); Captain: Kenyon North
    9. Slay All Day ($922.00); Captains: Maggi Maloney & Julia Codere
    10. The Temptations ($911.98); Captain: Adrian Gallant
    Top 10 fundraising INDIVIDUALS from Relay 2015


    1. Emily Kolodziej ($700.00): Heart & Sole
    2. Kate Davignon ($661.00): Heart & Sole
    3. Rosheika Vaughan ($631.78): The Powerpuffs
    4. Taj Brown ($585.00): The Temptations
    5. Amy White ($525.00): Altruistic Nirvana
    6. Ryan Anthony ($500.00): Heart & Sole
    7. Marilyn Pearson ($407.00): BEE The Cure
    8. Annamarie Wellington ($390.00): BEE The Cure
    9. Julia Codere ($390.00): Slay All Day
    10. Sejal Kabre ($376.00): The Pheonix