By Evelyn Long
December 3, 2013
The Cardington-Lincoln Music Boosters recently conducted a Pie Selling Contest carried out by the students in grades seven through twelve. The 22 day contest generated a total of $1,272.30 for 302 pies sold.
The class that sold the most pies received a free pizza party during lunch in the band room on Friday, November 11. Only students in that grade who had sold at least one pie could enjoy the pizza, pop, chips and cookies. That class was the freshman (ninth grade) class. Students in that class who sold at least one pie, were Andrea Oldham, Brea Arnold, Kaylie Lowrie, Kentre Hickman, Taylor Mc-Gee,Tiana Wilson, Emily Gheen, Zach Goad, Mack Warren, Chloe Patrick and Matt Craig.
The number of pies sold by grade were (the grades are listed in order of number of pies sold) Ninth grade: 98 pies. Taylor McGee sold the most pies (28) enabling her to toss a pie at Joe Mills, high school principal.
The eighth grade sold 95 pies and Lynn Weese sold the most, 25, and with this win she threw a pie at John Brehm, assistant principal.
The seventh grade sold 60 pies and Paige Clinger, selling ten, threw a pie at Brehm.
The sophomore class sold 22 pies, Jenae Tracht, selling the most at eight, threw a pie at Mills. The senior class sold 13 pies and Mason Lee, with sales of 13 pies, threw a pie at Brehm. The junior class sold seven pies and Katie Haught sold the most, four, and she won the right to throw a pie at Brehm.
A total of 34 students sold the pies.
The money raised will be used for the Music Booster Scholarship Fund.
Donna Lee, speaking on behalf of the music boosters, said, “Cardington-Lincoln Music Boosters would like to thank all of the students who participated in this fund raiser and made it a HUGE success. Also, thanks to everyone who purchased pies. We plan to sell pies again in April, so you can have yummy pies for Easter.”