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GSHS Mini-THON is partnered with Four Diamonds in the fight against Pediatric Cancer.

100% of the money earned goes to kids with cancer, their families and research to help find a cure.

On this webpage you will find information on all the fundraisers and events we host throughout the year.

This year’s Mini-THON Committee is Hannah Visnick, Emma Grimm, Mazzy Baxter, Kylee Dahm, and Taylor Carpellotti.

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Hannah Visnick

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Q: Why did you decide to get involved with Mini-THON?

A: I wanted to get involved with Mini-THON because I wanted to make a difference. After participating in Mini-THON since it was brought to GS, I knew I wanted to have a larger role. Mini-THON is so rewarding, and it truly is a great organization.

Q: What is your role in Mini-THON?

A: I’m the event planner; I plan events so they’re entertaining and cost effective as well as incorporating new event ideas and activities.

Q: What do you want to do in the future?

A: I plan to go into Biomedical Engineering or go to Law school.

Hannah’s Instagram: @hannahvisnick

Emma Grimm

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Q: Why did you decide to get involved with Mini-THON?

A: I have wanted to be involved in Mini-THON since freshman year. I was slightly involved throughout high school but never as much as I truly wanted to be. I loved participating in events and seeing how happy it made everyone. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to become a leader of such a great cause.

Q: What is your role in Mini-THON?

A: I’m the Finance Director of the Mini-THON team, which controls the money. My job is to make sure that we spend the least amount of money for each event while maximizing the profits.

Q: What do you want to do in the future?

A: In my future I plan to attend a four year college and major in business or finance.

Emma’s Instagram: emmagrimm_17

Mazzy Baxter

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Q: Why did you decide to get involved with Mini-THON?

A: I have been involved with Mini-THON all four years of high school and couldn’t pass up the opportunity to be a team leader, and to help make a difference and spread awareness in the fight against Pediatric Cancer.

Q: What is your role in Mini-THON?

A: I am the community liaison ; I keep the alumni involved and obtain corporate sponsors who are looking to donate toward the cause.

Q: What do you want to do in the future?

A: I plan on attending a four year school majoring in risk management to become a real estate agent.

Mazzy’s Instagram: @mazzy.baxter

Kylee Dahm

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Q: Why did you decide to get involved with Mini-THON?

A: I have been involved in Mini-THON all four years of high school. I got involved because it’s an amazing fundraiser and it has a huge impact on so many lives. I have wanted to be a leader since freshman year, and I am honored to have my role in this years team helping to make a difference, and fight against pediatric cancer.

Q: What is your role in Mini-THON?

A: I’m the Social Media Director for Mini-THON. My main job is to advertise Mini-THON events, and spread awareness.

Q: What do you want to do in the future?

A: I plan to attend a four year school majoring in nursing, to one day work with cancer patients.

Kylee’s Instagram: @kylee.dahm

Taylor Carpellotti

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Q: Why did you decide to get involved with Mini-THON?

A: I have lost various people in my family to cancer which is why I have always wanted to be a partner in the fight because I know the toll it can have on families. I have wanted to be apart of this amazing foundation since middle school, where I first heard about it. It has always inspired me and knowing that just a small effort of mine can help someone in need it an indescribable feeling.

Q: What is your role in Mini-THON?

A: My role in Mini-THON is the Overall Leader; I maintain monthly schedules, meeting times, and over-see all the work we do as a team.

Q: What do you want to do in the future?

A: In the future I will be attending Mercyhurst University for International business with a minor in accounting. I will be continuing my cheer career there as well. Long term goal is to own a business with trades to France.

Taylor’s Instagram: @Taylor.Carpellotti