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A cloudy Monday morning became one of the brightest days of the year for students at Snow Creek Elementary School.
Students gathered under a blue and gold ballon arch to participate in their annual Runathon fundraiser, which was especially sentimental this year.
The run opened with a ceremony for Principal Dr. Walter Zahler, who will be retiring after this year.
To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.