On a scale of 1 to 10, Gavin DeVore said his VIP day at the Detroit Lions Thanksgiving game was at least 100.
Gavin, a Thornapple Kellogg sixth grader, won the #MIKidsCan Turkey Day VIP Sweepstakes, sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. His name was randomly selected from more than 1,433 entries.
When students leave high school they often also leave many of the extracurricular activities behind. But that's not the case with several Thornapple Kellogg High School band students who continue in college marching to the beat of the band and perform with pep bands at sporting events.
More than a dozen TK graduates currently participate in band programs at major universities including Michigan State, Notre Dame, Grand Valley State and Ferris State, Palm Beach Atlantic University in Florida, and Harding University in Arkansas.
Gavin DeVore’s Thanksgiving tradition includes attending the Detroit Lions game about every other year. But this year, the experience of being at the game is going to be a whole lot sweeter.
Gavin, an 11-year-old sixth grader at Thornapple Kellogg Middle School, won the #MIKidsCan Turkey Day VIP Sweepstakes, sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Gavin was randomly selected from more than 1,433 entries.
Thornapple Kellogg High School government classes got lessons straight from the people in government this week. Middleville village officials visited the high school students to talk about their roles in local government, why local government is important and how young people can get involved.
Two Thornapple Kellogg FIRST Lego Robotics teams are preparing for competition this weekend in Grandville.
Hundreds of students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade are expected to compete in the annual event that encourages students to apply science, technology, engineering, and math concepts (STEM), as well as use their imaginations to solve a problem. They also use team-building, presentation and creativity skills.