Campus Costume Contest Raises More than $400 for Special Olympics

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DUBOIS – Stacey Truman of Special Olympics of DuBois/Jefferson County, left, accepts a donation of $445 from Penn State DuBois Chancellor Melanie Hatch.

The money was raised during a campus-wide Halloween costume contest on Oct. 30, during which votes were cast in the form of monetary donations for best costume in various categories. The contest was open to all students, faculty and staff.

Special Olympics of DuBois/Jefferson County serves approximately 250 athletes of all ages.  Their annual Track and Field Day is planned for May 6, at Punxsutawney Area High School.

For more information on Special Olympics, contact Stacey Truman at or call 814-849-2562.

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