Daviess County High School scores $2,500 in fan-fueled football video contest
Owensboro, KY, February 1, 2011 State Farm® Insurance Companies awarded Daviess County High School a $2,500 cash prize as part of Friday Night Feats, a national video contest that honors big moments in high school football. Daviess County High School is one of only 48 schools in the country to score this award. The winning videos were determined by fan votes on FridayNightFeats.com. We are so excited. This is a great opportunity not only for our football program, but also our school, said Marcus Kimbrell, head football coach.
The winning video featured sophomore Darrius Crite making a play and then crashing over a bench. The play received nearly 2,400 fan votes, enabling the school to take home the cash prize.
Agent Branden Haines delivered the check to the football team. State Farm is all about being there for lifes big moments. Friday Night Feats is a way for State Farm to recognize the hard work and effort of high school students and help turn their big plays into big moments for their school. Through State Farm Friday Night Feats the entire school benefits from achieving a big moment, said Haines.
State Farm launched Friday Night Feats in 2007. Since its inception, State Farm has awarded $500,000 to schools across the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit FridayNightFeats.com.
Lisa Ripley, State Farm Insurance, (859) 282-5121
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