TMI senior paddles for Parkinson’s

TMI senior Brooke Dippo-Foderaro takes part in the Padre Island Paddle for Parkinson’s kayak race that raised funds toward a cure for Parkinson’s Disease.

Brooke Dippo-Foderaro, a senior at TMI, took second place in the Paddle for Parkinson’s kayak race Sept. 1 through the Padre Island canals. She was one of more than 20 entries in the race, which raised more than $6,000 toward finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease, a slowly progressing brain disorder that affects motor skills, speech and other body systems. Brooke participates in memory of a relative who suffered from the disease.