Fundraiser fit for a Smoothie King


Kaitlyn Vander Laan (10), Christine Kutka (10) and Megan Kirby (10) sip smoothies before class. The fundraiser was put on through Smoothie King.

Alayna Wallace, Author

Students got the special opportunity to enjoy a cold treat from Smoothie King before school, a fundraiser put on by History Club from April 6-8.

“Sarah [Bredar (11)] approached Smoothie King to do a fundraiser. [The members of History Club] have been trying to do a fundraiser. They came through because from what I understand, we were supposed to get a dollar for each [smoothie], and we know that they sold over 200 plus. We are hoping that we get a little donation or money from them,” Mr. Tom Clark, Social Studies, said.

Different members of History Club volunteered to work the booth when Smoothie King came. Sarah Colby (12) was one of the many that helped make the fundraiser possible.

“I only did [the smoothie king fundraiser] one day, but it seemed like everyday we did it, we kept getting more and more people. We sold over 100 smoothies,” Colby said.

The Smoothie King fundraiser was used to help purchase a History Club brick for the Tribe Terrace, a section of laid bricks bought by students, parents or clubs that will be displayed around the new football field.

As one of many events coming up, the club is presenting “I Never Saw Another Butterfly,” a play about the Holocaust directed by Colby, that will open on May 15. Another fundraiser includes a Veterans’ 5K/10K Run/Walk on May 23 at the Tri-Town Safety Village. The mission of the run is to help pay for a museum in Schererville that will display the historical artifacts that Mr. Clark has collected over the years.