Trinity to Host Second Annual Dodgeball Tournament
–by Casey Huisenga ’18
Trinity’s Student Association has joined forces again with Illiana Christian High School and Chicago Christian High School for the 2nd Annual Community Dodgeball Tournament, which begins on Nov. 4! Like last year’s event, this year’s tournament will raise money for the Empowerment Fund, which encourages community outreach and hopes to empower students in the future wherever they have a need.
This year’s recipient is Abby Neibert, a senior at Illiana. Neibert discovered she had osteosarcoma, a rare bone disease, this past August after having pain in her knee for some time. “It’s great to have support from the community,” she said. Unfortunately, due to chemotherapy and surgery on her knee, she will be unable to attend the tournament.
Last year’s dodgeball tournament was held in support of Trinity student Katie Vree ‘17, who was in need of a standing wheelchair. This cause inspired the creation of the Empowerment Fund. In total, $25,000 was raised from last year’s tournament. Vree received the wheelchair in May 2016.
You won’t want to miss this event! Join the cause and get a team of six together, whether you’re a student, parent, alumni, or friend of any of the schools. Student teams are $30 each and adult teams are $60. Register at Trinity’s Fall Fest site. Registration has been extended until Thursday, Nov. 3.
Dodgeball Tournament Schedule
- Trinity Christian College – November 4
- Chicago Christian High School – November 4
- Illiana Christian High School – November 11
- Championship Tournament at Trinity – November 18