MORALE CAPTAINS 2022-2023
Senior, Exercise Science
"I dance to show the kiddos that they are not alone in their fight. They have gone through so much, and I do anything I can to put a smile on their face."
"I dance for the kids who cannot, to let them know we are supporting them and everything they have gone through."
"To show the kiddos that there is so much more to life than the hospital rooms that they’ve been surrounded by."
"I want to help others and make a difference in the world :)"
Sophomore, Early Childhood Education
"I dance for more smiles, laughter, and to make a difference!"
Sophomore, Forensic Psychology
"I dance for the kids who miss out on their childhood. I have watched all of the children in my family grow up and work past their medical complications and so I am dancing to help give every kid that same chance."
"I have family that has been treated at UISFCH and they were all helped and cared for so well."
"I dance to allow our kiddos to have a normal life and try and give them some fun in their life. I dance to let the kids know they have people who are supporting them and that they are not alone. I also just want to be someone they can come and talk to."
"I dance for more smiles and more laughter, more sunrises and sunsets, more happy memories, and for more strength for our kiddos still fighting their fight against pediatric illness. I also dance for the angels forever dancing in our hearts."
"I dance to connect with the families we help, and to see the kids smile and have fun!"
Junior, Exercise Science Pre-Physical Therapy
"I dance for hope and unity. I dance to give to hope to the kiddos who just need to fight a little longer. I dance to hopefully one day end pediatric illness. I dance for unity so that the kids stay united with their family friends, and that we stay united for this cause. "
"Dancing for the kids that need support and helping them find hope and happiness. I dance to help those kiddos who need the celebration for all they have been through!"
Sophomore, Exercise Science
"I dance for the kiddos who can’t. I love to see the smile on their faces and hope in their eyes. I want all of the kiddos to know that they are important and that they have people who are in their corner and helping them fight this fight."
Sophomore, Business Marketing
"I dance for the kiddos who can’t I love seeing their smiles and the way we are able to brighten their day even if its a little brighter."
Junior, Marketing and Sales
"I dance to give our kiddos memories that will last them a lifetime and to put a smile on their faces."
Sophomore, Psychology and Theology
"I dance for kiddos who can’t and to put a smile on their faces!"
"I dance for all the kiddos who can't. I dance so our families know they are never alone in their tough fight. I dance so the kiddos can make new best friends, try a new sport, experience another first day of school, and spend more time with their family & friends!"
"I dance to bring happiness and laughs to everyone I can."
Team 10 | Alumni
"I dance for all the kiddos who can't. These kiddos are putting up the toughest battle that no child should ever battle. I dance so that they can experience more birthdays, experience the silly pictures at prom, and many more Hawkeye waves. I dance so that they all see there's hope and to never give up because they are not in this battle alone."
Team 10 | GRAD
Master of Exercise Physiology
"I dance for all the kiddos who can’t. These kiddos are putting up the toughest battle that no child should ever battle. I dance so that they can experience more birthdays, experience the silly pictures at prom, and many more Hawkeye waves. I dance so that they all see there's hope and to never give up because they are not in this battle alone"
Team 10 | grad
Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program
"I dance so that kiddos can have the chance to make more memories of enjoyable times!"
Team 10 | Grad
Master of Organizational Leadership
"I dance to give the kiddos a day where they don't have to worry about treatments or appointments or doctors. To give them a day on the big event to be a kiddo with no worries."