Wednesday, June 9, 2010
LoganFest Basketball Tournament a Roaring Success!
The Kalles (Puyallup, Washington) Junior High School's LoganFest 3-on-3 basketball tournament saw 35 teams of all ages competing to help raise funds and awareness for Niemann-Pick Disease in honor of Kalles seventh-grader Ty Quandt (NPC).
Teams played a minimum of four 20-minute games, leading up to the championship games. Prizes for first and second place teams, raffle prizes, "Persevere" t-shirts, team t-shirts and concessions added to the action.
In addition to Kalles students, teachers, staff and families, donors and supporters included Ty's friends and former teachers from Mt. View Elementary School.
LoganFest is named in honor of a child who inspired the first event in his fight against neuroblastoma cancer. The school's motto, "Tyee Goodness" (from the Chinook Jargon), implies acts of kindness, and LoganFest is just one example of how Kalles Junior High embodies "Big Goodness."
For all the details, including links to videos from LoganFest, please visit the National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation's NewsLine page.