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Relay for Life raises more than $26k

Pequot Lakes students braved the elements on a chilly, rainy day Wednesday, May 9, to take part in Relay for Life at the Patriot Athletic Center.1 / 2
Caleb Davis leads a charge of students around the track during Pequot Lakes' Relay for Life on Wednesday, May 9. Dan Determan / Echo Journal2 / 2

Nearly 450 Pequot Lakes High School students took to the football field and track on a rainy morning and afternoon Wednesday, May 9, to take part in the school's annual Relay for Life, put on by the Interact Club.

Students joined teams and walked laps around the field in an effort to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Those teams raised $26,325.51 - the most in school history.