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FINAL RESULTS
The fifth annual WCA Group Health Trust (GHT) fitness challenge has been completed. Congratulations to all of the participants! GHT sponsors this challenge to give its members extra incentive to get fit and to make healthy choices. We hope you will continue to stay active and make healthy choices even though the challenge has ended. The final scores have been tabulated and the top ten teams are listed below. In addition to the overall prizes and weekly prizes, every team that submitted points all six weeks received a prize.

Overall winners for teams with 5-8 team members!

Rank
Team Leader
 GHT Group
Total
1
Karen Harris Burnett County 2625
2
Don Winter Mosinee School District 2583
3
Kendra Seidel Fond du Lac School District 2430
4
Melissa Spero Sawyer County 2320
5
Lesa Dahlstrom Washburn County 2291
6
Lisa Pendleton Winnebago County 2284
7
Gary Kasza Brown Deer School District 2261
8
Jessica Longdin Fond du Lac School District 2212
9
Jackie Nowak Oneida county 2207
10
Jessica Hedinger Washburn County 2113

Overall winners for teams with 1-4 team members!

Rank
Team Leader
 GHT Group
Total
1
Gail Ulezelski Sheboygan County 1199
2
Danielle Schalinske Buffalo County 1183
3
Ami Messner Oshkosh Area School District 1180
4
Sue Swackhamer School District of Holmen 1158
5
Robyn Schwark Fond du Lac School District 1146
6
Beth Biesinger Winnebago County 1112
7
Clint Czerwinski Winnebago County 1092
8
Molly McKay Langlade County 1087
9
Carol Buchholz Winnebago County 1070
10
Jacqueline Haack Fond du Lac School District 1066

Click on these links to see a list of the team standings.

Category 1 (1-4 members) click here.
Category 2 (5-8 members) click here.


The week 6 winners are listed below. To see a complete list of the weekly winners  click here.

Team Leader
GHT Group Name Number of Team Members
Carrie Koepp Winnebago County
7
Kris Brown Valders School District
4
Lisa Boris Fond du Lac County
4
Janet Gebhart Calumet County
8
Elly Wyberg Washburn County
4
Sara Jarmolowicz Menasha Joint School District
2
Sue Schmid Fond du Lac County
4
Charlene Novak Green Lake County
7
Kim Uttech Marathon County
5
Stephanie Bender Winnebago County
8

THANKS FOR SHARING!
Anne Marshall is shown finishing the Minneapolis Tour de Cure. She completed the ride for diabetes with her brother.
Four members of the winning team (5-8 members) participated in a spin-a-thon to benefit Faith's Lodge, a place that offers assistance to parents who have lost a child. This team is from Burnett County.
Nikki Anderson and Betty Jansen from Marinette County finished the 10K Bellin Run in Green Bay.
What Participants Had To Say

Amy Messner, Oshkosh Area School District:   "Thank you for putting this challenge together. It has made all of us both healthier and more active."

Amy Du Charme Gelhaus, Vernon County: " It went so fast. Wonderful event and I bet our group will be back in the next one."

Ann Barry, Valders Area School District: "Thanks for continuing to keep us motivated!"

Anne Marshall, Marathon County: "We all had a lot of fun."

Cathy Burge, Holmen School District:  "I am so very proud of my team. Everyone worked so hard! I will miss this incentive program. They will probably not miss me nagging them for their points."

Christine Slagowski, Forest County: "We really enjoyed the challenge. It kept us accountable to be active."

Felicia Edwards, Gateway Technical College: "Enjoyed the challenge! It helped us stay accountable."

Jacqueline Kurkowski, Burnett County:  "We have enjoyed the extra push and fun bonus points. They really helped us stay motivated and have fun with exercise."

Jane Miller, Mequon-Thiensville School District:  "The Figure Eights have all enjoyed the challenge! We are planning to stay active on our own. Thanks for getting us started."

Kristi Wehrwein, Oneida County:  "This was great, thank you for the opportunity to participate. Even though we weren't necessarily top point earners, all our members mentioned this challenge helped them be aware of day by day activity levels."

Lisa Boris, Fond du Lac County:  "Our team has enjoyed this six week challenge and felt that it made us more aware of our activities and encouraged us to be more active."

Lisa Jodar, Calumet County:  "We have had so much challenging each other and coordinating group activities."

Sandy Beck, Gateway Technical College:  "Thanks for getting us moving!"

Sandy Voruda, Winnebago County:  "Thanks for keeping us active!"

CONTACT INFORMATION

Kelly Hageman
Wisconsin Counties Association
22 East Mifflin Street, Suite 900
Madison, WI 53703

Phone :   608-663-7188
Fax :       608-663-7189

22 E. Mifflin Street, Suite 900  |  Madison, WI 53703 |  P:  608-663-7188  |  F:  608-663-7189