ALJ “Pink-Out” Raises Money To Fight Breast Cancer

CLARK — On Friday, Oct. 26, the Arthur L. Johnson and Cranford High School cheerleaders joined forces to help raise awareness and money to fight breast cancer. Both teams promoted the Friday night football game as a “Pink-Out,” asking all fans to wear pink in support of the cause. The cheerleaders sold t-shirts to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The ALJ cheerleaders raised over $1,400.

The ALJ and Cranford cheerleading teams “PINK-OUT” Nolan Field.

Seniors Megan Sweeney (left) and Cynthia Aprile (right) escort Crusader mascot to welcome the Cranford Cougars.

The PINK OUT Committee, made up of 13 junior and senior ALJ cheerleaders, dedicated extra time to help “Blitz Breast Cancer” by selling t-shirts. (From left to right) MaryKate Lavan, Megan Sweeney, Amanda Roberts, Emily Curran, Brooke Monaco, Amanda Ciccone, Ali Dugan, Deborah Neri, Jessie Weiner, Jamie Horvath, Michelle Brocato, Carly Koppel, and Kayla Tyra-Gant.

Senior Erika Underwood and peers show their “strong” support of the cause by wearing pink.

It was a sea of pink in Crusader Country this night where the support by students, athletic teams, faculty, and fans really made a difference. (Photos courtesy of the ALJ Athletic Department)

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