Number of Participants: 23
Hours Donated: 5
Value of Time Served: $972
Event Amount Raised: $500
Event Type: Children & Youth
Date: November 21, 2017
Students and staff of John F. Kennedy Middle School in the Bethpage School District took to the badminton court on Nov. 3 to raise more than $500 for the Special Olympics.
From Oct. 26 through Nov. 1, students could purchase raffle tickets during their lunch periods to join the badminton tournament. At the end of the purchasing period, those with winning ticket numbers could ask a JFK teacher or faculty member to be on their team.
On the day of the tournament, a total of 23 participants, dressed in matching uniforms, enjoyed an afternoon of friendly competition, exercise and community involvement.
The district extends its gratitude to physical education teacher Alyssa Kildare for organizing the tournament.
1) Students and staff of John F. Kennedy Middle School in the Bethpage School District raised more than $500 for the Special Olympics through a badminton tournament on Nov. 3.
2) Teachers and students at John F. Kennedy Middle School battled for victory during a badminton tournament to benefit the Special Olympics.
3) Students at John F. Kennedy Middle School in the Bethpage School District cheered on friends and teachers during a badminton tournament on Nov. 3.