West junior raising funds for the Polar Bear Plunge
By Natalie Wanasek, Current Staff
For most people, winter is a time for cozy blankets, hot chocolate, and making snowmen. However, the one thing West junior Brogan Zochert is looking forward to this February is the chance to jump into sub-zero water.
While this may sound a bit out there, Brogan’s desire to do so is well-founded. She, along with 6 other WBHS students, are going to take the Polar Bear Plunge on February 15 to help raise money for the 2014 Special Olympics. This annual event has been a part of Wisconsin culture since the early 1900s, and also takes place in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. Continue reading