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May 9, 2014

Colonel Smith Middle School hosts ‘Run for Your Life’

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From left, Command Sgt. Maj. Julie Guerra, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion command sergeant major; Sgt. Maj. Lavander Wilkerson, Directorate of Emergency Services, U.S. Army Garrison; and Leslie Woods, Fort Huachuca sports director, write down their scores as they judge Colonel Smith Middle School’s “MOD Off,” or competition displaying Movements of the Day to music. The competition took place in the school gym before the Run for Your Life 3K Run/Walk.
 
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From left, Susan Jacoby, Colonel Smith Middle School nurse and Nancy Hrubik, research commons assistant, distribute bananas to students after completing the Run for Your Life 3K Run/Walk May 2 above the running track. Participants had the opportunity to refuel with the bananas, granola bars and water provided.
 
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Forty Colonel Smith Middle School students compete in the running portion of the Run for Your Life 3K Run/Walk taking place on the school’s running track and through other parts of campus. The event, hosted by the Step It Up Club, concluded Diabetes Awareness Spirit Week.
 
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Colonel Smith Middle School eighth grade students compete in a “MOD Off,” or competition displaying Movements of the Day to music in the school gym during an assembly May 2 leading up to the Run for Your Life 3K Run/Walk. All three grades got up to perform their choreographed movements in front of three judges for the competition.
 
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Colonel Smith Middle School eighth grade students and teachers celebrate their win of the “MOD Off” competition in which all three grades showed off their best choreographed “MODS” or Movements of the Day to music. Susan Jacoby, Colonel Smith Middle School nurse, handed eighth grade teachers the school’s spirit stick for winning the competition.
 
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Susan Jacoby, Colonel Smith Middle School nurse, welcomes students, faculty, parents and other members of the Fort Huachuca community to the assembly preceding the Run for Your Life 3K Run/Walk May 2. The assembly and run/walk were two school-wide activities that raised diabetes awareness and promoted physical activity.




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