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Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools Representing the WDC Student Council, from left, Mike Paavola and Brad Becker, show some of the coins from the fundraiser.

WDC 'pays it forward' for Zach Gabbard

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Wadena-Deer Creek High School students and staff are paying it forward for Zach Gabbard, the Perham student-athlete who collapsed during a boys' basketball game in Glyndon in January. Last week, WDC students and staff dug deep in their pockets and raised $1,469.43 for Zach. The fundraiser, Coins for Zach was organized by the WDC Student Council.


Grades 9-12 who raised $1,215 for the "Coins for Zach." In first place was Kelly Shrode's class with $320.22.

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