During half-time at the March 1, 2019 IHSA Regional Basketball Championship at Fletcher Gymnasium, a $10,000 check that was presented to the Kahoks by Coca-Cola on behalf of the Powerade “Power Your School” Video/Essay Contest.
Collinsville High School was one of 50 $10,000 Grand Prize winners in the national contest to support school athletic program. CHS’ Tomahawk Studios produced a video to show why CHS is deserving of the top prize. Tomahawk Studios is the Advanced Video Production Class at CHS. Student-led Tomahawk Studios is under the direction of teacher Jeri Arnold.
CHS Athletic Director Clay Smith says the money will be used to replace scoreboards at the CHS softball and baseball fields, purchase new pads for the Wrestling Room and install turf to create new practice areas at the high school.
Update March 7, 2019
The news of the $10,000 prize was featured on KMOV-TV. Click here to view the story.