Brandon Chase – Managing Editor
The Lasell community came together on Friday, April 26 to participate in the college’s third annual Relay for Life. More than 20 teams were a part of the event, which early totals indicate, raised more than $13,000 for cancer research. Events throughout the 12-hour event, which lasted from 7 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday, included dancing, a Wii Sports competition, a pie-eating contest, and Zumba at 5 a.m. Check out the photo gallery below to see all the happenings from this fun and emotional night. All photos were taken by Managing Editor Brandon Chase.
The Relay for Life main stage
Members of the field hockey decorate their team’s t-shirts
Sophomore Joey Schweizer and senior Dana McBean, both of the Divine Step Team, decorate their team’s poster.
Walkers take to the track for the first lap of the event.
Cookie decorating was one of the many activities providing throughout the night
Participants intensely focus on playing musical chairs.
MC Diane Coon, junior Alex Ferri, MC Kevin Moloney, and Chronicle Sports Editor Zach Gray perform the “Single Ladies” dance.
Senior and Relay for Life president Holly Irvin addresses the crowd before the remembrance ceremony.
A darkened Athletic Center lit up by Luminaria bags during the remembrance ceremony.
Chronicle Sports Editor Zach Gray dressed up as Larry Bird.
Members of the Divine Step Team performing
Sophomore Steve Saluti shaves sophomore Seth Millman’s head in honor of those fighting cancer.
Relayers danced in the early morning hours, getting down here to Gangnam Style.
Freshman Eliza Hellier speaks about how cancer has impacted her life.
Junior Flannagh Fitzsimmons shares her story of seeing a loved one battle cancer.
Junior Anna Feeter leads the crowd in Zumba at 5 a.m.