Fall is in the air and the Kenadi Jean Weis Foundation is once again turning their attention to the Black Hills State University Kenadi Jean ‘Hot Pink Out’ Basketball Night. This is a fundraiser for the perpetual Kenadi Jean Weis Memorial Scholarship which is awarded annually to a graduating BHSU Senior majoring in the Special Education Program.
As you know, Kenadi loved playing basketball and was the proud recipient of several pieces of Future Yellow Jacket gear. Although faced with global delays from an anoxic birth injury she displayed great bravery, determination and a fighting Jacket spirit.
The Black Hills State University basketball teams make their home debut on November 19, hosting Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference opponent Northern State. The schedule features 25 contests against NCAA opponents, 15 of them in the Donald E. Young Center. One of the Yellow Jackets homestands is on January 6, 2017 against the New Mexico Highlands which is also Kenadi Jean Basketball Night!
It is a night full of fun half-time entertainment honoring Kenadi, 50/50 ticket sales, amazing Silent Auction items and a raffle with all proceeds going towards her scholarship.
This year, Jesse & Petra Hansen of Rushmore Mountain Sports have donated a 2016 Salsa Beargrease X5 Fat Tire Bike for our raffle with Jodi Garcia State Farm Insurance being a major sponsor. See poster.
The Kenadi Jean ‘Hot Pink Out’ Basketball Night will take place Friday, January 6, 2017 with the Women’s team taking the floor at 5:30 PM and the Men’s team playing at 7:30 PM.
Let’s pack the house wearing hot pink and cheer the Jackets on to a home court victory! If you would like to volunteer for this night of exciting activity please email firstname.lastname@example.org.