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2013 Farmington Penguin Plunge
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Welcome to the

Farmington Penguin Plunge

*Winding Trails*

January 27, 2013


 Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Farmington Penguin Plunge! 274 penguins raised over $64,000 for Special Olympics Connecticut!

Award Winners:

Rock Hopper Award
(Most creatively dressed)
The Shamrocks

Emperor Penguin Award
(Individual who raises the most money)
Olivia Shelbourne- $5,077

Emperor Club Award
(Group or Organization who raises the most money)
Forman School- $9, 971

Silver Penguin
(Oldest penguin)
Sue Dziura

Arctic Hero Award
(Largest amount raised by a public service department)
Rocky Hill Police Department- $2,655

Web Surfer Award
(Penguin who raised the most money online)
Olivia Shelbourne - $5,077

Rockin School House Awards:

Division 1- Elementary- Naubuck Elementary (Glastonbury Gators)- $3,860
Division 2 - Middle School- King Philip- $2,623
Division 3 - High School - Farmington High School - $1,800
Division 4 - Independent School - Forman School- $9,971

Overall Rockin Schoolhouse Cup- Forman School

Click here to see photos from last year's plunge!

Watch the video below to see what the Penguin Plunge is all about!


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Cool School Trophy 

 Rockin School House Cup Award to the Top Fundraising school at the Cool School Challenge!

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We are thrilled to announce that NBC Connecticut's Kayla James will be joining us as co-emcee for the plunge. Click here to read Kayla's bio.


Does your company do Matching Gifts?

Fill out your company’s Matching Gift form and

double the amount of your Donation.


Please remember to bring a towel and car pool when possible!


Is your company interested in sponsorship opportunities? 

For more information, contact Sharon Pelkey at 203-267-6566 x708

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Online Fundraising Goal


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101 percent of goal achieved.

Top Fundraisers

Cool School Challenge Penguin

  1. Olivia Shelbourn - $5,207.00
  2. Keiko Yoshida - $3,635.00
  3. Shannon Macrae - $805.00
  4. Sara Kelley-Mudie - $700.00
  5. Savannah Lodge - $680.00

Penguin Plunge Participant

  1. Kerry Tharpe - $2,590.00
  2. Thomas Carpenter - $1,200.00
  3. Tony Sposato - $1,135.00
  4. Jack Cook - $1,010.00
  5. John Bernetich - $800.00

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