District 308 Smashes Food Drive Donation Record, Again
Oct 01, 2016 08:23AM ● Published by Steven Jack
Churchill Elementary School Principal Tammie Harmon accepts this year's food drive trophy from Superintendent John Sparlin. (Photo by Jessica Bannister)
Halftime of the varsity game also brought the announcement of the results of the third annual School District 308 Food Drive to benefit the Kendall County Community Food Pantry.
Over the course of the past two weeks, the district collected over 113,000 items, smashing last year's record-setting total of 85,000 items.
Churchill Elementary School led the way with over 16,000 items donated by students and their families. Principal Tammie Harmon accepted the overall winner trophy from Superintendent John Sparlin during a ceremony at the 50-yard line.
Murphy led the way at the Junior High level with over 3,900 items donated, and OEHS topped rivals OHS with over 5,900 items donated.