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 77 students in grades 6-8 raised $2,328 for the American Heart Association. Pictured from left are the top three fundraisers in the middle school: Brianna Wittig, grade 7, raised $155, Joshua Ambrose-Manness, grade 7, raised $100, and Matthew Sargent, grade 7, raised $ 90.