A basketball game tipped off at Gwinn High School tonight, but not all of the players were high school students.
Forsyth Township police, fire and EMS took the court against a team fielded by members of the senior class, the goal? Raise money for the classesâ?? end of the year "lock in" party.
Guests over 18 paid one dollar for a seat, and between 30 and 40 local businesses donated items to be raffled off.
Officer Jesse Cadwell says that party provides a safe place to celebrate the end of the year.
â??It's so important because the money goes to their lock in party at the end of the year. The lock in is a safe, no alcohol, no drugs type party. It's their end of the year party as a class.â??
Cadwell says that the game also gives students a chance to hang out with authorities in a positive environment, typically when police or EMS are called it's for a bad situation.
Although it wasn't too good for the students, They lost 72-69