Guest Blog Challenge Week 2: What I’ve Learned from Dance Marathon

For the month of January, YOU have the opportunity to be featured on the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals blog and on our national Dance Marathon social media channels!

Check out our challenge for week 2 below.

What have you, personally, gotten out of your Dance Marathon experience? What tangible skills have you learned that could help you in your future career? How has your involvement with Dance Marathon allowed you to grow and develop as a leader?

For alumni of a Dance Marathon program, what skills you learned from Dance Marathon have you utilized most in your post-grad career? How did you market your Dance Marathon experience during your job search process?

The Week 2 Challenge will run from January 14-18, 2019.

All submissions will be posted on and we’ll be sharing our favorite posts on social media through the month of January and throughout the year.

To submit your blog posts, click here and follow the instructions.

Blog post tips:

  • Be sure to include some photos to make your post visual!
  • We want to hear your own perspective, so share your personal stories to help us show the diverse experiences of the Dance Marathon movement.
  • Once your blog has been posted, be sure to share it on your own social media channels and tag Dance Marathon on Facebook, @dancemarathon on Instagram, and @CMNHospitals on Twitter.

Here are some of our favorite posts from Week 1:

“My Dance Marathon Story” – Michaela Goldammer, University of South Dakota

“For The Kids: not just a motto” – Emma Records, White River Valley High School

“The Story of FTKev” – Kevin Friedrich, Florida State University

“If sunshine were a 13-year-old girl” – Sammy Roush, University of Toledo

“Together we DID” – Chloe O’Connor, Indiana University

To see the other weekly challenges for the Dance Marathon Guest Blog Challenge, click here.

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