February 22, 2012 - First through sixth graders were armed and ready with jump ropes on Feb. 14 inside the Independence Elementary gym for the "Jump Rope for Hearts" event.
Natalie Beach jump ropes ‘trot style.’ (click for larger version)
Groups would jump rope as hard and as fast as they could for about 30-60 seconds before switching groups.
The event was a fundraiser for the American Heart Association and to help teach the students the importance of excercise to keep their heart healthy.
Trevor graduated with degrees in English and communications from Rochester College. He wrote for his college and LA View newspapers before joining The Clarkston News in May 2007.