Panthers News · KHS Earns Champions Together Banner!


Knightstown High School, with leadership from the Panther Athletic Council, and help from countless students received their Special Olympics/Champions Together Banner today!

The Champions Together partnership will provide an award banner to all IHSAA member schools that meet the following Project Unify goals in the 2018-19 school year:

1 – All school sponsored activities must be planned, organized and administered by an Inclusive Student Leadership team that strives to do things WITH students with intellectual disabilities NOT FOR them.

2 – The school must participate in at least one activity designed around Whole School Engagement that promotes and encourages awareness, respect and inclusion of persons with intellectual disabilities.

3 – The school must organize and participate in at least one Unified Sports activity such as IHSAA Unified Track & Field, a Unified practice or clinic, or a Unified competition with students with intellectual disabilities OR local Special Olympics athletes.

4 – Fundraising—the school must raise a minimum of $1500 for the Champions Together project.

 

Members of the Athletic Council for the 2018-2019 school year were:

Seniors – Kaitlyn Jackson, Jess Butler, Jose Olivo

Juniors – Landon Carmichael, Emma-Kate Moore,  James Lukens

Sophomores – Sam Thomas, Rena’ Witham, Cara Mullen, Ben Newby

Freshmen – Kyle Johnson, Paige Personett

Thank you for your hard work and dedication to a great cause!