1/31/2014 11:43:00 AM Wolverines Show School Pride in Early Morning Pep Rally
An energetic Wiscasset High School body welcomed WGME's Jeff Peterson to Wolverine nation at 5 a.m. Jan. 31. (Kathy Onorato photo)
By Kathy Onorato
It was all about school spirit and community pride Jan. 31, as nearly 300 students, teachers, parents, and community members came together at Wiscasset High School to formally kick of the School Spirit Challenge.
The packed high school gym was filled with faithful Wolverines and their followers wearing red and black. Many had their faces painted and were ready to make some noise in an energizing pep rally hosted by WGME 13's morning anchor Jeff Peterson.
It was a typical pep rally with cheerleaders, dancing, the school band and shouting, however this pep rally began at 5 a.m. and was televised live on WGME 13.
"Who needs coffee with all this energy" said Jay Reith, the Wolverine's public announcer. "This is good stuff."
Wiscasset High School is one of eight schools competing in the second round of the School Spirit Challenge, a competition between schools throughout Maine to show school and community spirit while collecting food to help feed the hungry. WGME 13 sponsors the challenge, which benefits the Good Shepard Food Bank in Lewiston.
The school collecting the most pounds of food will be declared the winner and awarded the Spirit Cup.
Food and money donations will continue to be accepted until Feb. 28. For more information on how to help contact Deb Pooler at Wiscasset High School at 882-7722. See full story in the next issue of The Lincoln County News.