The Duneland Education Foundation (DEF) will kick-off ticket sales for its
annual $10,000 scholarship raffle on Friday, January 17.
The tickets, at $25 each, will be sold beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the CHS
cafeteria during the Basketball Boosters Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser and
continue up to half-time of the Varsity Boys Basketball game against LaPorte.
Those who purchase a ticket before half-time of the Varsity game will have
the opportunity to make a half court shot for a $100 Visa Gift Card.
The $10,000 Scholarship Raffle, sponsored by First State Bank of Porter, is
one of the DEF's two major fundraisers for the year. Each ticket sold
represents a 1-in-1,000 chance at a $10,000 scholarship which may be used to
pay for any post-secondary education expenses, including vocational and
technology training. The proceeds may be used for payment of student loans
to a qualified lender for the benefit of the winner. The proceeds may also
be used as an endowment to a post-secondary institution in the purchasers
Tickets may be purchased by contacting the Duneland Education Foundation at
Tickets will be sold from January 17 through April 25.
The drawing will be held at the annual Duneland Education Foundation Gala on