THON 2017: A Look Back
More than 700 dancers, thousands of volunteers and supporters hit the dance floor this weekend to celebrate Penn State's Thon. They raised more than $10 million dollars for the kids. Mackenzie Pardi takes a look back.
About the Contributors
E. Sierra Phillips
Junior / Broadcast Journalism, Political Science
Sierra Phillips is a junior at Penn State double-majoring in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science originally from Nashville, Tennessee.
She had an internship at the Brentwood Homepage in Brentwood, Tennessee and an internship with the British Parliament under Carolyn Harris, MP in London, England.
Starting next January she will appear on Centre County Report.
Next August she will be living in Washington D.C. for three months to participate in the Stanley E. Degler Washington Program.
Senior / Broadcast Journalism
Senior / Broadcast Journalism & English
Since attending Penn State, she has been involved in many different activities, from being on the executive board of her sorority to being executive producer, cohost, and writer for PSN-TV’s “After Hours.” She had a DC internship the summer of 2016 with Double R Productions, a small-business production company. She’s spent her junior year podcasting, shooting, and producing, and her internship at WPSU and her experience with Centre County Report have helped her accomplish this goal. She will spend her senior year continuing her work with After Hours, serving as an Executive Producer for the Centre County Report, and participating in the Penn State Hollywood Program in the spring.