Jen Link, left, and Brittni Shaw, members of the Gangsta Squad, take the Polar Plunge Saturday in the third annual event at the Hannibal (Mo.) Marina boat ramp. Proceeds support the Special Olympics. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
Posted: Jan. 27, 2013 12:01 am Updated: Feb. 17, 2013 12:15 am
A group of brave people took a Polar Plunge Saturday in Hannibal, Mo., to benefit Special Olympics. Those willing to jump into the icy water at the Hannibal marina could also win prizes for raising money.
The North Shelby community was rocked when four students were in a car crash on Sept. 24. North Shelby student Joshua Kennison was pronounced dead at the scene, while freshman football player Jakob Pratt died Oct. 11. The Raiders know it is a journey to move past the tragedy that struck their community over the last month, but they know they can do things to help the process.