STAMFORD, CT – October 17, 2017 – Children and teachers dressed in their neon green and pink MarcUS for Change 5K t-shirts gathered with parents and school administrators this morning to celebrate their school’s spirit, as demonstrated by winning the 2017 MarcUS for Change Spirit Award. Today the event organizer, the Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF), presented the award to Stillmeadow Principal Angela Asaro. In addition, a $500 donation was presented to Stillmeadow’s PFO Representative Kristen Stops. Stillmeadow’s 5th grade student, Aidan Mulcahey, was also recognized as a first place winner for the Boys Age 9 and under category.

The 5th Annual MarcUS for Change 5K Walk & Run kicked off US Day 2017 on Sunday, October 1, 2017, in Stamford’s downtown Mill River Park. “US Day’s mission supports Stillmeadow’s Social Emotional Intelligence emphasis on improving the academic, social and mental well-being of all children. Participation in this event also supports the district vision of building healthy habits of mind, body and heart for all students. This annual family event benefits the Stillmeadow community, Stamford students and their families and the Stamford Public Education Foundation,” said Stillmeadow’s Principal Angela Asaro.