By ASHLEE GRAHAM – On October 14, Leadership held the first annual golf tournament, where all benefits went towards The Four Diamonds Foundation. During the tournament, the 55 participants got to enjoy a day out on the course playing scramble golf and munching on food.
Senior Chase Cunningham stated, “It was very successful for our first annual tournament, there was over $7,000 raised for the Four Diamonds Foundation. The members of Leadership and all of the golfers had a really great time.”
Each team of golfers had a total of four players, playing scramble golf. The players each took a shot and the entire team chose the best shot. They then carried on from that shot, onto the next.
“Golfing in the Mini-THON golf outing was amazing because it’s such a fun way to raise money for the kids. Everyone involved had a great time despite the low temperatures. It was cool to see how many non-students we brought together for such a great cause,” said senior Brandon Boyer.
There were various gifts and prizes, including a basket raffle donated by local area businesses given throughout the course of the day. The winner received a basket donated by Levity that contained numerous gifts and gift cards.
“The outing was a great time,” expressed junior Zach Palko. “I played with Brandon Boyer, Alex Holuta, and Shawn Lamberton. It was my first golf outing, so I was super excited to take part in a really meaningful event, fundraising for THON. I believe the winning score was a score of 13 under par (57), and our score was only 5 under (65). Even though we didn’t have the best score there, it was still a blast to go and play a round of golf with my group for such a great cause.”
Leadership would like to give a huge thank you to all of the sponsors that helped make the tournament so successful, as well as Meadow Lanes for making the tournament happen.
[Photo by Brandon Boyer]
Photo Caption: “Seniors Maddie Todd, Katie Conrad, Katie Hagens, and Kira Cunningham sell raffle tickets at the tournament.”
Ashlee is a senior and is a second year reporter for the High Arrow. Her favorite part about journalism is being able to inform the student body about things happening at IHS.