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DG/ZBT/AIO breaks team record, raises biggest group total for Dance Marathon

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Students participate in Dance Marathon 2016. DG/ZBT/AIO broke its team record this year.

Students participate in Dance Marathon 2016. DG/ZBT/AIO broke its team record this year.

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Students participate in Dance Marathon 2016. DG/ZBT/AIO broke its team record this year.

Yaqoob Qaseem, Digital Engagement Editor

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The fundraising team of Delta Gamma, Zeta Beta Tau and Alpha Iota Omicron raised the most money for Dance Marathon once again this year. The team’s final total was $179,374.10, breaking its record of $154,319.34 from two years ago. Last year, the team raised $140,725.79.

Members of the finance committee also announced the highest fundraisers in each category.

Large group:

  1. Delta Gamma/Zeta Beta Tau/Alpha Iota Omicron — $179,374.10
  2. Alpha Phi/Sigma Chi — $104,540.00
  3. Kappa Kappa Gamma/Phi Kappa Alpha — $81,094.10
  4. Delta Delta Delta/Sigma Alpha Epsilon
  5. Phi Kappa Psi/Kappa Alpha Theta
  6. Gamma Phi/Delta Tau Delta/Evans Scholars

Medium group:

  1. Kappa Delta/Sigma Nu — $42,504.08
  2. Pi Beta Phi/Phi Delta Theta/Sigma Psi Zeta — $36,023.92
  3. Delta Zeta/Delta Chi — $29,374.67
  4. Chi Omega/Lambda Chi Alpha
  5. Zeta Tau Alpha/Beta Theta Pi

Small group:

  1. Freshman Urban Program — $12,893.42
  2. Northwestern University Marching Band — $12,567.50
  3. Project Wildcat — $11,162.57
  4. Slivka Residential College
  5. Communications Residential College
  6. Sigma Phi Epsilon

Individual fundraisers on a DM committee:

  1. Caroline Gold — $6,705.83
  2. Lizzey Johnson — $6,072.00
  3. Lindsay Kumble — $4,666.16
  4. Emily Lichtenberg
  5. Michelle Kim

Individual fundraisers, non-committee:

  1. Rebecca Rosenbaum — $29,634.99
  2. Jack McCartney — $10,228.17
  3. Zachary Elvove — $5,285.39
  4. John Gallagher
  5. Paige Shin

Dance Marathon also announced new awards in the following categories:

Most Innovative Fundraising: Communications Residential College — $9,281.59

Best New Team Award: Woo Cubed — $5,468.15

Most Engaged Team: Chi Omega/Lambda Chi Alpha — $24,162.10

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