The American Heart Association representative, Lauren Garner, chose to give every child that participates in physical education classes at Mount Vernon Elementary School a jump rope.
Mount Vernon was one of two schools chosen in her region to receive the jump ropes. She chose the school because they have always done a good job collecting donations for Jump Rope for Heart. P. E. teacher Yvonne Scott is shown giving jump ropes to kindergarten students Cody Wagner, Colton Hughes, Alexsys Hill, Jami Reed, and Breely Meyer. (Optic Photo ‘09)