Amity student athletes show off the "giant" Check they were to present to the ACS.

Amity studens show off the “giant” Check they were to present to the ACS.  (Photos by Len Marazzi)

The Amity Girls and Boys Basketball Teams joined together with the Amity Student Government to run a “Coaches vs. Cancer Event” at Amity HS.  Activities began with a Cancer Awareness Fair, sponsored by the PE & Health Departments.

The fair was held during all lunch waves.  Table sponsors included, Griffin Hospital, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, American Cancer Society, American Lung Association, Pet Partners & Relay for Life.  Students had the opportunity to travel from table to table gaining valuable information on cancer.

That same afternoon, a “Celebration of Life” pep rally was held where the Amity Choir, Theatre Group, Band & Dance Team entertained the school.

Finally the Girls & Boys’ Basketball Teams competed against Shelton in a basketball double header.

More than $4,000 was raised through these various events for the Cancer vs. Coaches Program.