Girls Volleyball teams promote Autism Awareness during matches against Cobham


Emily Forgash

Members of the Varsity Girls Volleyball team embrace after scoring a point on Cobham. The game resulted in a 2-0 win for ASL. The blue ribbons worn in hair were in support of the Autism Awareness Club.

The Autism Awareness Club hosted an event in conjunction with the girls JV and Varsity volleyball teams Oct. 16. There was a bake sale during the JV game and a speech given before the varsity game. In the varsity game, team players wore blue ribbons in their hair in support of the club. Varsity Volleyball Captain and a member of the Autism Awareness Club Lindsay Harris said that the event was a success. 

“The bake sale went really well as we sold everything and raised a lot of awareness and money for Autism and Autism research,” she said. 

Both the JV and Varsity teams beat their opponent, Cobham, making it an enjoyable experience for Harris.

“The feeling at the volleyball game was incredible. There were so many supporters cheering us on and our team was super excited,” she said.

The Autism Awareness Club is aiming to host more bake sales and events with other sports and groups within the school throughout the year. 

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