Sunrise School Spirit Recap-Tell City

Sunrise School Spirit Recap-Tell City

TELL CITY, IN (WFIE) - 14NEWS traveled to the smallest high school yet for Sunrise School Spirit on Friday.

But you wouldn't know it by the size of the crowd at the pep rally, or the amount of donations collected for the Tri-State Food Bank.

"I knew a lot of people would come just to show our school spirit," said Colin Noble.  "I mean, we had a big turnout."

"I'm just proud to be a Marksmen," added Jaxon Naviaux.

Naviaux and his William Tell Elementary classmates played a big role in Tell City collecting 10,148 pounds of food for the Tri-State Food Bank.

"All this food that was raised, I mean, there's just so much of it!" he said.  "It's crazy!"

"The elementary schools brought so much," added Breanne Embry.  "They would load it on trucks. We had to go out and bring it in and weight it and they brought so much.  It was awesome."

Junior High students helped pack up the truck.

It was so tight that the Food Bank director joked, they would need to build a new warehouse to store all of the food.

Friday's Sunrise School Spirit showed what generations of Marksmen pride and generosity can do in the fight against hunger.

"We've got some great kids coming into the school," adds Embry.  "I feel like I can leave my school in their hands."

Next week, we're going to Castle High School.

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