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Lincolnshire school takes part in annual walk for diabetes

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  • The AM kindergarten class at Laura B. Sprague in Lincolnshire heads out of school for a walk for diabetes Friday. The kids walked from the school to Ryerson Woods and back.

       The AM kindergarten class at Laura B. Sprague in Lincolnshire heads out of school for a walk for diabetes Friday. The kids walked from the school to Ryerson Woods and back.
    Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • The AM kindergarten class at Laura B. Sprague in Lincolnshire participated in a walk for diabetes Friday.

       The AM kindergarten class at Laura B. Sprague in Lincolnshire participated in a walk for diabetes Friday.
    Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Diabetes walk banners hang in the gym at Laura B. Sprague in Lincolnshire. The school has held the annual walk since 2004.

       Diabetes walk banners hang in the gym at Laura B. Sprague in Lincolnshire. The school has held the annual walk since 2004.
    Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald staff report

Students and staff at Laura B. Sprague School in Lincolnshire held a walk to benefit the American Diabetes Association Friday, April 25.

The AM kindergarten class held their walk in the morning, while the rest of the school participated in the afternoon.

Students walked from the school to Ryerson Woods and back.

Laura B. Sprague School has participated in the walk since 2004.

Kindergarten through second-grade students have been learning about the growing diabetes epidemic and raised money through donations. Money collected from the walk will help the ADA with research and public education about diabetes.

This year the school raised $30,269.80.

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