The Claiborne County Relay for Life event last Friday was a great success, raising a total of $137,231.13 to benefit the American Cancer Society. Claiborne County has now surpassed $1,000,000 in giving since Relay for Life began in the county. LMU once agian played a big role in the event acting as corporate sponsor. Additionally, three LMU administrators were a partof the leadership team, the LMU community was represented by three teams and Railsplitter Athletes volunteered with everything from logistics to clean-up.
The LMU faculty, staff and student team, The Relay Railsplitters, raised $5,481.44 for the cause.The J. Frank White Academy used the theme "The Cure is Up There."The LMU-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine team raised $1,346.44.