CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. -- Northside Hospital - Cherokee will sponsor a bowl game for seniors in the Cherokee County School District later this year.
The Northside Hospital - Cherokee CCSD Senior Bowl will be held Friday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Etowah High School stadium. It is the first football game of its kind to be held in Cherokee County.
Senior football players, cheerleaders, marching band members and JROTC cadets will be honored during the game. The players will also receive commemorative jerseys, while the cheerleaders, band members and cadets will get medals.
"We're about giving our students opportunities to succeed and celebrating the achievements," Cherokee County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Frank Petruzielo said in a statement. "This wonderful event does both."
Tickets for the bowl game are only $5. The admission fee will be waived for anyone who brings a new, unwrapped toy for the school district's holiday toy drive.