Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Two St. John’s Christian Academy teachers are taking action to help the tornado victims in Oklahoma.
According to SJCA high school teacher Michelle Driggers, her heart sank into her stomach when she learned of the tragedy, and the wheels began to turn. With help from her fellow teacher Brittne Guerry, Driggers decided to host an event to benefit the victims.
SJCA’s “Kickin’ it for Oklahoma” will be held on Saturday, July 20, beginning at 9 a.m.
The athletic event to be held on the SJCA fields will feature eight teams of 10 to 12 players, of all ages.
“As a coach I love competition and organizing,” Guerry said. “I can’t make a difference alone, but I can organize enough people who want to have fun and have the same heart for giving back.
“The sum of all our collective actions makes a difference. We are to be the salt of the earth, light of the world. This is a cool way to be the salt and the light!”
Alumni are getting involved, and other teachers like Cathy Oliver and her husband Gene will be providing food. Everyone is welcome to come out and enjoy a fun day at the SJCA athletic fields.
There will also be jump castles for children and T-shirts for sale.