Alan Ladner gets a high-five as he crosses the finish line during the eighth annual Simpson Mile event held Thursday at Simpson High School. Pat Anderson, industrial arts teacher at SHS, hosts the mile run for second through fourth graders at the high school as a way to get them interested in running. Second grade winners include first place, Ladner; second place, Chase Taylor and third place, Caleb Burgess; third grade, first place, Caleb Hagen; second place, Koby Parker, and third place, Samuel Shepard; and fourth grade, first place, Rylan Doyle, second place, Parker Doak, and third place, Haley Hatchett.

Alan Ladner gets a high-five as he crosses the finish line during the eighth annual Simpson Mile event held Thursday at Simpson High School. Pat Anderson, industrial arts teacher at SHS, hosts the mile run for second through fourth graders at the high school as a way to get them interested in running. Second grade winners include first place, Ladner; second place, Chase Taylor and third place, Caleb Burgess; third grade, first place, Caleb Hagen; second place, Koby Parker, and third place, Samuel Shepard; and fourth grade, first place, Rylan Doyle, second place, Parker Doak, and third place, Haley Hatchett.