Leaders of the Rock Island Milan School District is hosting the Ultimate Tailgate Party, happening this Saturday, May 11th at Jumer’s in Rock Island. 

The even benefits school buildings, athletics and fine arts programs by providing financial support in areas where the school budget falls short: Sport team uniforms, band equipment, etc. 

Also as part of the event is the alumni athletic awards (the “EXPY’s”) where administrators recognize the achievements of athletes at Rock Island High School.

Each decade has a female and male award winner (i.e. 60’s, 70’s, 80’s 90’s 00’s) and then a sports team is recognized as well. 

This year one of the auction items is a signed Chasson Randle Washington Wizards NBA jersey. Randle is a 2011 graduate of Rock Island High School.