iCare students to host suicide prevention benefit

COLONIE, NY (NEWS10) – Colonie Central High School iCARE students will celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month by welcoming South Colonie students and families to their annual Raiderfest celebration. The event will be held at the high school on Saturday, May 21, starting at 10 a.m.

The Raiderfest celebration will feature carnival rides, food trucks, live music, a craft/vendor fair, games and more with proceeds supporting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. In addition to the activities, an opening ceremony will include the presentation of iCARE’s ‘Kind Person of the Year’ award and ‘Hill of Heroes’ recognition.

Officials said this year the district will name South Colonie school nurses as winners of the iCare Kind Human of the Year award. Colonie Central High School iCARE began as an initiative where both faculty and students could form a common forum to voice and influence change for the good of the school community.

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