The Big Event takes off with a Blast

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  • The Big Event t-shirts sit fresh in the boxes. AP English 3 teacher Julie Cummings handed them out in her room 1545.

  • The Kickoff took place at Career Center East. Food was served for breakfast.

  • The Colony High School cheerleaders perform at the Kickoff. The band was playing in the background.

  • StuCo sponsor Benjamin Stroud and StuCo President Spencer Roark pose for the camera. Stroud and Roark arrived at the kickoff to represent Hebron.

  • From left: Sophomores Arianna Nathoo, Katelynn Tran, and Aryanna Vo participate in the Make-A-Wish challenge. Children with life-threatening diseases came to the 9th Grade Center to make craft.

  • MaryKate, a child who came to the Make-A-Wish event paints a picture. She painted a picture of Texas Tech University's logo.

  • A group of freshmen decorate lunch bags for abused and neglected teens. The bags were then filled with various lunch items.

  • A member of Career Center East's Auto Department performs auto car checks for free. She was checking the car battery.

  • Students make hats in the 9th Grade Lecture Hall. The hats were donated to patients battling cancer.

  • Career Center East's Law Enforcement students wash cars in the back. They washed a total of 9 police cars.

  • A group of volunteers planted new flowers. This was part of a beautification project at Castle Hills Elementary.

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The Big Event took place on March 19 throughout the East Zone. Members from The Colony High School and Hebron High School feeder patterns participated.

“It was a huge success,” East Zone Leader Leigh Ann Lewis said. “Everyone did an amazing job.”

This is the second year The Big Event happened. Preparations began last semester.

“Prep was tough, but we made it through,” Lewis said. “We all had a blast.”

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