Name: Cheryl Mercedes
Title: Anchor, 9News at 5/9News Investigative Reporter
Company: WAFB 9 News
Fundraising Goal: $2,500.00
Why are you participating?
I enjoy being a representative for differenct causes in this community. It is so rewarding to see the impact one selfless act can make. It is amazing what we can do when we all pitch in and serve others in some way.
What is your greatest achievement?
Professionally: Winning an Emmy.
Personally: Completing an Ironman triathlon. That's racing 140.6 miles in half a day.
What brightens your day?
Being greeted by two beagles at the end of the day.
What is your favorite vacation spot? Why?
Grand Cayman. It is beautiful and the cleanest place I've ever visited. They also serve the best mojitos I've ever tasted. Swimming with stingrays in crystal clear water is something you've got to experience to appreciate.