Greenville High School beats Piqua High School in off-the-field competition


10,600 pounds of items donated to Goodwill

Staff report



GREENVILLE – In week seven, Greenville High School beat Piqua High School and earned a $300 scholarship in last week’s Goodwill Stores Drive to Victory competition.

Drive to Victory is a friendly competition each week between two local high schools that battle off the field in a donation drive benefiting Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley.

Greenville High School collected 10,600 pounds of donations and Piqua High School collected 2,000 pounds of donations. These items will be sold in Goodwill Stores with proceeds supporting the mission of helping people with disabilities and other needs here in the community.

Since 2007, the Goodwill Stores Drive to Victory campaign has generated over 970,000 pounds of clothing and household items along with more than 66 vehicles from around the Miami Valley.

In this week’s competition, Bellbrook High School will face Northridge High School. On Friday, Oct. 16, the trailers will be picked up and weighed. The school that has collected the most weight will be announced on Friday night during WHIO-TV’s Touchdown 7 and will receive a $300 scholarship from Universal 1 Credit Union.

At the conclusion of the season the school that has collected the most weight during their Drive the Victory week will receive an additional $700 scholarship.

For more information, visit the website at gesmv.org.

10,600 pounds of items donated to Goodwill

Staff report