FSE Employees Lost Weight to Win Big!

October 2011

Over 13.5 weeks, 110 Four Seasons Environmental, Inc. employees put their will power to the test and lost a total of 894.5 pounds! While only four employees took home grand prizes of $500, another 14 site winners won $100 for most pounds lost at their sites, and dozens of others lost a collective 463.7 pounds!

"I'm very impressed with the dedication of those who participated in our 'Biggest Loser Challenge,'" says Christel Cousino, the company-wide contest coordinator. "These people jumpstarted healthier lifestyles, not only for their lives, but for their families."

Ending August 3, first prize went to four devoted contestants: Cindy Marzheuser (NIOSH), Dana Fisher (Athens), Randy Kaake (NIOSH) and Shannon Harrison (CDC Chamblee). Together, these four competitors lost a total of 149.6 pounds!

"It's inspiring," says Christel, "not only to me, but to the company. It's a great precursor to FSE's 2012 wellness initiative."

Site winners include:
  Male Female
Athens Garey Manley, 22.0 lbs Dana Fisher, 29.8 lbs**
CDC Atlanta Ray Fisher, 45.8 lbs Maria Blackwell, 8.7 lbs
CDC Chamblee Shannon Harrison, 49.0 lbs** Vernette Seays-Briley, 14.0 lbs
Covington IRS No male participants Lauren Bail, 2.4 lbs
DFAS/DSCC Chad Seymour, 40.6 lbs Jennifer Ciotola, 10.0 lbs
Ft. Pierce Jason Hough, 16.4 lbs Sheila Dennis, 15.4 lbs
Chamblee IRS Frank Wood, 14.5 lbs Shirley Sklar, 8.0 lbs
Monroe Mark Hayden, 28.2 lbs Brandy Griffis, 13.6 lbs
NIOSH Randy Kaake, 41.0 lbs** Cindy Marzheuser, 29.8 lbs**
NOAA John Hammons, 43.6 lbs No female participants

** Not eligible win because being a Grand Prize Winner!

 Cindy Marzheuser

Cindy Marzheuser
Most Percentage of Body Weight Lost (Female)


Dana Fisher 

Dana Fisher
Most Pounds Lost (Female)

 Randy Kaake

Randy Kaake
Most Percentage of Body Weight Lost (Male)
 Shannon Harrison

Shannon Harrison
Most Pounds Lost (Male)