This year’s polar plunge team, The Central Valley Wicked Warriors, co-led by Elyse King and Courtney Mottes, consisted of 28 teachers, students, and community members. The team raised funds and awareness to support Special Olympics of Beaver County by Freezin’ for a Reason on Saturday, January 21st when they took the annual plunge into the frigid Beaver River.
This year the Wicked Warriors raised $8,750, winning the Cool Schools Challenge for the 6th year. The Wicked Warriors have raised $100,739 since CV started participating in the Annual Polar Plunge in 2012! The team is grateful for the amount of support it receives year after year from our teachers, staff, students, families, & the Central Valley Community.
Funds raised directly support our students at Central Valley with special needs in grades K-12 who participate in Special Olympics programs such as Bocce, Track and Field, Unified Youth Clubs, and Young Athletes, as well as other programs provided throughout the county.
Every child deserves their moment to shine, regardless of their abilities. Thank you to those who have plunged, fundraised, donated, and supported The Wicked Warriors to help provide that moment for our CV students with special needs. Go Warriors!