21st annual Jeanette Rogers-Erickson Heart Walk: Photos and Results

On February 23, 2019, the 21st Annual Jeanette Rogers-Erickson Heart Walk was held at Kern Valley High School. Funds from the annual fundraiser will be donated to the Kern Valley Hospital Foundation to help bring new medical equipment to the KRV.

Results
Team With Most Laps: El Señor (Princess Team) – 94 laps
Judges Overall Choice: Kern River Valley Women’s Club
Best Team Costume: Beta Sigma Phi
Organization with Most Teams: Faith Community Church – 8 teams
Oldest Combined Team Ages: Kern Valley Hospital Auxiliary – 297 years
Trophy to First Time Participants: Residents of the Skilled Nursing Facility
Oldest Walker: Mary Lou Prettyman – 99 years
Youngest Walker: Brynleigh Rodriquez – 2 years
Man 16 and Above With Most Laps: Tanner Tito – 28 laps
Woman 16 and Above With Most Laps: Cheryl Williams – 19 laps
Youngest Team With Most Laps: El Señor (Princess Team) – 94 laps
Girl 16 and Under With Most Laps: Bella Williams – 25 laps
Boy 16 and Under With Most Laps: Aiden Maddox – 20 laps

 

Photo by Elise Modrovich / Special to the Sun – KVHS junior Bella Williams and seniors Jorge Luis-Lopez, Tanner Tito and Nick Thomas (left to right) represent their Spanish 4 class as The Señores.

 

Photo by Elise Modrovich / Special to the Sun – Jeannette Rogers-Erickson presents memorial plaques with CEO Tim McGluw and MC Lily Mason. Susie Seeger accepts on behalf of families who couldn’t attend.

 

Photo by Elise Modrovich / Special to the Sun – Sheriff Donny Youngblood leads the flag salute.

 

Photo by Elise Modrovich / Special to the Sun – 2019 Whiskey Flat Mayor, Pistol Packin’ Patty, whips the ready runners and walkers into the starting gate.