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Wednesday Recap: 2023 Relay For Life Awards (Teams)

This is part of a series of posts announcing the 2023 Relay For Life awards.

Spirit of Relay – Team

Hero of Research Awards

Event Name Team Captain First Name Team Captain Last Team Name Total Raised
Relay For Life of Decatur AL  2023 Karen Woldahl Nucor Steel Decatur $505,000.00
Relay For Life of Armstrong County  2023 Jodi Mauk Rosebud Miners $387,798.23
Relay For Life of Gweinnett County Dr. Calvin Watts Gwinnett County Public Schools $380,000.00
Relay For Life of St James Parish  2023 Lindsay Chauvin Nucor Steel Louisiana $350,580.99
Relay For Life of Hertford-Gates Counties William Riddick Nucor Steel Hertford County $188,269.75

Top 25 Teams

Ranking Region Team Name Team Captain First Team Captain Last Event Name Total Raised
1 South Nucor Steel Decatur Karen Woldahl Relay For Life of Decatur AL  2023 $505,000.00
2 Northeast Rosebud Miners Jodi Mauk Relay For Life of Armstrong County  2023 $387,798.23
3 South Nucor Steel Louisiana Lindsay Chauvin Relay For Life of St James Parish  2023 $350,580.99
4 Southeast Nucor Steel Hertford County William Riddick Relay For Life of Hertford-Gates Counties $188,469.75
5 Southeast Trucker’s Parade-Charlotte County Sheila Jones Relay For Life of Charlotte County $184,482.50
6 North Team Valenkamph Bert Valenkamph Relay For Life of Tippecanoe County  2023 $156,751.52
7 South Friends For Life Judy Waldron Relay For Life of Ascension Parish $150,963.30
8 South M1 Support Services/ IAM 2003 Nicole Alvestead Relay For Life of Dale County AL  2023 $144,999.31
9 North Alexandria Industries Coleen Froke Best of the MNWest Relay For Life  2023 $135,798.50
10 Southeast Pelican Pointe Auction 2024 Relay For Life of Venice  2023 $123,500.25
11 California Guam Hawaii Bear Nation #GoldTogether Casey Garness, Relay For Life of North County San Diego  2023 $122,312.03
12 Development Fantasy Faire Elizabeth Tinsley Relay For Life of Second Life  2023 $120,467.00
13 Southeast Perdue Farms Admin Tricia Drew Relay For Life of Bertie County  2023 $112,978.00
14 North The Flower Children Mark Bross Relay For Life of Marion County  2023 $112,957.19
15 North Connolly’s Crew Shelley & Jonathan Sprouffske Relay For Life of Thurston County  2023 $112,450.00
16 South Wayne Sanderson Farms – Decatur Beckie Patrick Relay For Life of Decatur AL  2023 $109,857.34
17 South Making A Difference – Big O Tires Laura Yaz Deppert Relay For Life of East Valley AZ  2023 $109,176.10
18 California Guam Hawaii KPMG Silicon Valley Jennifer Petersen Relay For Life of Campbell – Presented by KPMG  2023 $101,990.74
19 North Gary’s Gang Streit Streit Relay For Life of Linn County $101,376.15
20 North LHS Lions Carol Casteel Relay For Life of Douglas County  2023 $100,440.68
21 South Barbers Hill ISD is #GoldTogether Stormy Thibodeaux, Relay For Life of Bay Area  2023 $100,000.73
22 North One Nucor Way Sara Soosh Relay For Life of Kankakee County  2023 $99,785.00
23 South FivePoint Credit Union Evan Gonzales Relay For Life of Greater Golden Triangle  2023 $98,019.58
24 California Guam Hawaii Tanimura & Antle Ashley Kaslin Relay For Life of The Salinas Valley $95,513.82
25 Northeast Souper Heroes Julie MtCastle Relay For Life of HENRY COUNTY  2023 $85,311.00

Top Company Team

Ranking Company Total Raised
1 Nucor Steel $1.2 Million

Teams of Excellence

Ranking Region Event Name Team Name Team Captain Last Total Raised
1 South Relay For Life of Decatur AL  2023 Nucor Steel Decatur Woldahl, Karen $505,000.00
2 Northeast Relay For Life of Armstrong County  2023 Rosebud Miners Mauk, Jodi $387,798.23
3 South Relay For Life of St James Parish  2023 Nucor Steel Louisiana Chauvin, Lindsay $350,580.99
4 Southeast Relay For Life of Hertford-Gates Counties Nucor Steel Hertford County Riddick, William $188,269.75
5 Southeast Relay For Life of Charlotte County Trucker’s Parade-Charlotte County Jones, Sheila $184,482.50
6 North Relay For Life of Tippecanoe County  2023 Team Valenkamph Valenkamph, Bert $156,751.52
7 South Relay For Life of Ascension Parish Friends For Life Waldron, Judy $150,963.30
8 South Relay For Life of Dale County AL  2023 M1 Support Services/ IAM 2003 Alvestead, Nicole $144,999.31
9 North Best of the MNWest Relay For Life  2023 Alexandria Industries Froke, Coleen $135,798.75
10 Southeast Relay For Life of Venice  2023 Pelican Pointe 2024, Auction $123,500.25
11 California Guam Hawaii Relay For Life of North County San Diego  2023 Bear Nation #GoldTogether Garness, Casey $122,312.03
12 Development Relay For Life of Second Life  2023 Fantasy Faire Tinsley, Elizabeth $120,467.00
13 Southeast Relay For Life of Bertie County  2023 Perdue Farms Admin Drew, Tricia $112,978.00
14 North Relay For Life of Marion County  2023 The Flower Children Bross, Mark $112,957.19
15 North Relay For Life of Thurston County  2023 Connolly’s Crew Sprouffske, Shelley and Jonathan $112,450.00
16 South Relay For Life of Decatur AL  2023 Wayne Sanderson Farms – Decatur Patrick, Beckie $109,857.34
17 South Relay For Life of East Valley AZ  2023 Making A Difference – Big O Tires Yaz Deppert, Laura $109,176.10
18 California Guam Hawaii Relay For Life of Campbell – Presented by KPMG  2023 KPMG Silicon Valley Petersen, Jennifer $101,990.74
19 North Relay For Life of Douglas County  2023 LHS Lions Casteel, Carol $100,440.68
20 North Relay For Life of Linn County Gary’s Gang Streit, Gary $101,376.15
21 South Relay For Life of Bay Area  2023 Barbers Hill ISD is #GoldTogether Thibodeaux, Stormy $100,000.73
22 North Relay For Life of Kankakee County  2023 One Nucor Way Soosh, Sara $99,785.00
23 South Relay For Life of Greater Golden Triangle  2023 FivePoint Credit Union Gonzales, Evan $98,019.58
24 California Guam Hawaii Relay For Life of The Salinas Valley Tanimura & Antle Kaslin, Ashley $95,513.82
25 Northeast Relay For Life of HENRY COUNTY  2023 Souper Heroes MtCastle, Julie $85,311.00
26 South Relay For Life of Ascension Parish Out Drive Cancer-Syngenta Dunn, Tabitha $85,003.00
27 Southeast Relay For Life of Gwinnett  2023 Primerica Tigue, Roxanne $84,388.40
28 South Relay For Life of Central Louisiana  2023 RoyOMartin Rolon, Caitlin $84,383.28
29 Southeast Relay For Life of Miami Presented by Assurant  2023 Guardians of the Galaxy – Grace Wang’s Team Wang, Grace $79,062.85
30 South Relay For Life of Iberville Parish Westlake Corporation Stein-Leach, Lauren $78,320.00
31 Southeast Relay For Life of St Croix VI Fund the Cure Pryce, Yvonne $78,296.72
32 North Relay For Life of Eugene Springfield  2023 Dari Mart Box, Kelly $75,053.19
33 Southeast Relay For Life of Gwinnett  2023 GCPS Facilities & Operations Kennedy, Joyce $73,860.41
34 California Guam Hawaii Relay For Life of The Salinas Valley Taylor Farms Charters, Danielle $73,115.18
35 UES Relay For Life of Crockett TN Pictsweet Hopper, Paige $70,560.62
36 Northeast Relay For Life of York Presented by WellSpan Health  2023 The Naturals Holstay, Daryl $68,990.73
37 Northeast Relay For Life of Wicomico County Perdue Chicks Harris, Karen $68,236.40
38 California Guam Hawaii Relay For Life of Vacaville  2023 CAL INC Cares Esparza, Sandy $66,601.23
39 California Guam Hawaii Relay For Life of Riverside County East Team Pledge Hill, Cathi $65,980.19
40 Southeast Relay For Life of Greater Lee  2023 2023 Olde Hickory Stars Fighting Cancer Speicher Werbner, Tish $65,423.26
41 Northeast Relay For Life of Fayette County  2023 Too Inspired To Be Tired Maczko, Sherry $60,015.23
42 Southeast Relay For Life of Pinellas  2023 RESOURCE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Eiseman, Nancy $59,571.99
43 Southeast Relay For Life of Glynn County  2023 Survive and Thrive Barlow, Rhonda $59,358.10
44 North Relay For Life of Jackson County  2023 America’s Preferred Home Warranty Bachman, Patty $58,821.58
45 North Relay For Life of Central Minnesota  2023 Benton County RFL/ Walk for Life and Friends Maanum, Sherri $58,204.41
46 Northeast Relay For Life of Maynard  2023 Mom’s Angels Isgur, Diana $57,674.57
47 Southeast Relay For Life of Venice  2023 Islandwalk Berney, Karen $56,405.29
48 Northeast Relay For Life of Lancaster County 2023 Team Oz Campbell, Cheryl $54,724.33
49 Southeast Relay For Life of Wayne County NC  2023 # 21 Hope Floats NC Tart, Kimberly $54,200.00
50 Southeast Relay For Life of Marco Island Shoot Down Kids Cancer Relayforlife, Sue $53,000.00
51 Northeast Relay For Life of Berks PA  2023 Diamond’s Hope Crosby, Stephanie $52,903.80
52 North Relay For Life of Canton and Plymouth  2023 ITC Power Walkers Elliott, Gail $52,386.17
53 South Relay For Life of Terrebonne Parish  2023 Team Jason Bergeron Bergeron, Jason $51,348.75
54 North Relay For Life of South Oakland County Alex’s Wish Kalisky, Jay $51,209.37
55 South Relay For Life of Mississippi County Team Laura Fletcher, Laura $50,550.90
56 Southeast Relay For Life of Bradley County  2023 Wesley Cornerstone Brehen, Tami $50,058.96

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