Raffle of the Week: Clear Falls Tennis Club


Clear Falls High School 2014 Tennis Raffle Supports School Tennis Club

The community in League City, Texas came out in full force to support Clear Falls High School’s tennis booster club during the Clear Falls High School’s 2014 Tennis Raffle. The raffle had tons of great prizes, including an iPad, gift cards and more.

Clear Falls High School is one of the many schools in the Clear Creek Independence School District. The Clear Creek Independent School District (ISD) is one of the highest-performing large school districts in Texas, states the school district’s history. The district has earned a Recognized rating from the Texas Education Agency and hopes to provide its students with the skillset to excel in life with “meaningful community relationships and a comprehensive curriculum facilitated by a highly qualified team committed to Courage, Collaboration, Innovation, and Self-Direction.”

Clear-Falls-Tennis-Raffle-TicketThe school district was founded in 1948 and is made of a diverse community that finds common ground in the spirit of excellence and exploration. According to the district’s website, the district serves over 39,000 students from all backgrounds and ethnicities. The district’s completion rate is extremely high—98.5 percent—and more than 96 percent of the high school graduates attend college, enter the workforce, or enroll in the military. Students from Clear Creek ISD have also scored well above the state and national averages on state tests and college entrance exams.

According to the website for the Clear Falls Tennis Team and Booster Club, the teams represent both Clear Falls High School and the Clear Creek ISD in events, District 24-5A tournaments, and school functions. They aim for excellence by living by the Clear Falls motto, “Quest for Success.” The team has done the motto proud; they have been District, Regional, and State Ranked.

Johnna Doerre of the Clear Falls Tennis Team and Booster Club said that to get the word out about the event, the students themselves sold the raffle tickets. Promotion for the event also happened through word of mouth, she said.

The event itself was a huge success. “We raised $3,000,” Doerre said. The names of the prize winners are announced on the website for the club. Pictures from past seasons of the team are also available on the website.

Do you have any local or school sports teams that you’d like to raise money for and support? What types of events are you interested in creating for your favorite team? Talk about it in the comments section below.


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