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March of Dimes winners announced

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Top Photo: Pictured left to right: Louisiana Tech nursing student Morgan Stanley;crawler Harper Taylor, daughter of Daniel and Laura Taylor; Ambassador family Andy, Kathy and Davis Durrett; toddler winner Charlie Williams, son of Rebecca and Gery Williams, and Nancy Darland, professor of nursing and March of Dimes volunteer. Bottom Left Photo: Crawler winner Harper Taylor with her mother. Harper is daughter of Daniel and Laura Taylor. Bottom Right Photo: Toddler winner Charlie Williams races to the finished line. He is the son of Rebecca and Gery Williams.

The local March of Dimes chapter and Louisiana Tech Athletics have partnered for seven years to host the annual Diaper Derby at a basketball game. The event was held at half-time of the Bulldogs’ basketball games on Jan. 31.

Sixteen children participated in the event including two crawlers and 11 toddlers. Prizes for the child crossing the finish line first in each group were awarded by the March of Dimes and Louisiana Tech Athletics.

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