Senior Survivor Carnival to Kick Off Survivor Week

Senior Survivor Carnival to Kick Off Annual Fundraising Event
Posted on 04/10/2024
Graphic for the 'Senior Survivor Carnival' event, featuring bold, stylized text against a bright blue sky with fluffy white clouds. Festive yellow and green bunting hangs across the top. Below the text, two classic red and white striped carnival tents are centered, and the event details are displayed in a marquee-style border, reading 'Friday, April 19, 6-9 p.m. at HHS Field House'4/10/2024 -  The Howell community is invited to join this year's Howell High School Senior Survivors to kick off the annual fundraising competition during the Senior Survivor Carnival on Friday, April 19, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Howell High School Field House. The carnival will feature games, entertainment, arts and crafts, raffles, inflatables, and more. Admission is $10 for ages three to eighteen, and adults and children two and under are free. An adult must accompany students in eighth grade or below. All funds raised will support the overall fundraising goal of Senior Survivor.

The carnival will launch Howell High School and the community into Senior Survivor week, which will begin on Sunday, April 21, when 15 members of the Class of 2024 arrive at school intending to be the ultimate survivor. Each day, the Senior Survivors will fundraise during the day and compete in immunity and reward challenges at night. The two students who turn in the least money will be eliminated and sent home at the end of the school day. The student who turns in the most money on the last day of the competition will be named the winner of Senior Survivor.

This year, Senior Survivor is supporting Community Catalysts. Community Catalysts is a Howell-based non-profit organization that provides quality and affordable housing and support services that create communities for seniors, veterans and homeless individuals to thrive. By working with other financial institutions, developers and community partners, Community Catalysts funds and develops affordable housing renovations, new builds and other projects that provide individuals with access to affordable housing and support services they need.

This year's Senior Survivors are Noah Deland (Team Noah's Ark), Kendall Derocher (Team Kenobi), Lily Sidorski (Team Lil Money), Nick Peters (Team Slick Nick), Ben Scheidler (Team Ben Ten), Stella Shinn (Team Destructshinn), Natalie Chaplin (Team Happy Chappy), Noah Walter (Team Swoleter), Harrison Hamman (Team Harri-Bo), Myla Limbers (Team Shiver Me Limbers), Jackson Vohwinkle (Team Captain Jack), Joe Taito (Team Top Gun Taito), Olivia Glenfield (Team Go-Field), Jonathan Sexton (Team Papa Jon), And Ethan Keider (Team Allen Keider). A fifth-grade Junior Survivor, an eighth-grade Middle School Survivor and a Staff Survivor will support each Senior Survivor.

Over the past 16 years, Senior Survivor has raised more than 1.2 million dollars for various non-profit organizations. To learn more about Senior Survivor, please visit