Tamaqua Area Middle School participated in the American Heart Association's Hoops for Heart program, in which students voluntarily raised money and played basketball-related activities. A total of 82 students in grades 6-8 raised $2,887 for the American Heart Association. Pictured from left are the top three fundraisers in the middle school: Matthew Sargent, grade 8, raised $260; Zeke Wassell, grade 6, raised $250; and Adam Melnick, grade 6, raised $131.