1st Annual Tar Heel Trailblazer

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, the 1st Annual Tar Heel Trailblazer was a fantastic success, raising approximately $5,000 for the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center Aftercare Programs.

1st Annual Tar Heel Trailblazer click to enlarge Ready, set, go!
1st Annual Tar Heel Trailblazer click to enlarge Bruce Cairns, Matthew Ryan, Emilio Figueroa, Nicci Gafinowitz

The Covenant-Achieve Pre-Health Society coordinated this event as a way to recognize the Burn Center staff for being incredible mentors to the Society's members in their pursuits of careers in healthcare.  Specials thanks to the UNC Women's Field Hockey team, members of the UNC Men's Football team, and the Chapel Hill Fire Department for volunteering to make the day such a success.  The fundraiser took place on the beautiful Meadowmont Village nature trails.

Race Results:

  1. Pav Castaneda
  2. Amanda Gibson
  3. Stephen Scarlett
  4. Emeraghi David

Raffle Results:

  • Cafe Carolina (two free lunches):  Kelly Riggs, Emeraghi David, Jim Curis
  • $25 Target Gift Card:  Cole Carroll Curis
  • Comic Book Store Gift Card:  Rachel Quinto
  • Mellow Mushroom Gift Card:  unknown

Many thanks to the participants, students, volunteers and sponsors for making this fundraiser such a success.