Polar Plunge Announces Fundraiser Winners, Costume Awards

The top law enforcement agency was Team O'Fallon with $7,221.

Missouri Special Olympics (SOMO) has updated the total fundraising amount for the 2013 Polor Plunge in Lake Saint Louis to $85,239.

335 dedicated volunteers walk, ran, and sometimes jumped into the icy waters of Lake Sainte Louise at the Community Association Clubhouse last Saturday.

The following fundraising award winners were announced:

  • Top Individual 1st Place: Jeff Chapple, $3,709.79
  • Top Individual 2nd Place: David Hurst, $3,601
  • Top Individual 3rd Place: John Hihn, $2,593
  • Top Law Enforcement Agency: Team O'Fallon, $7,221
  • Top School: Fort Zumwalt West Middle Wildcats, $3,970
  • Top Group: 4 Terry, $4,575

The Golden Plunger Awards, which are awarded by a panel of judges for costuming, were:

  • Individual
    Gold: Hot Mess
    Silver: Goose Man
    Bronze: Ariel & Shark 
  • Team: Polar Bears 
  • Law Enforcement: O'Fallon PD Clowns 
  • Special recognition: Special Olympics athlete Sara Lewis, WCHS Super Heroes


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