Benefit for Austin Parks on March 12

Austin Parks, graduate of Fort Scott High School, has Advanced Hodgkins Lymphoma, and members of the community are organizing a benefit to help with costs of the disease.
Parks is the son of former FSHS FFA/advisor and  agriculture teacher, Kyle, and Sheena, who was a school psychologist
Austin has hospitalized with complications due to chemotherapy treatments, according to Katie Casper, who is former student of Kyle Parks helping with the event.
“The money raised will be given to the family to help defray the costs of travel, medical treatment, and any other costs associated with the extended period of hospitalization and time off work,” she said.
The benefit is March 12, from 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. in the Fort Scott High School Commons area.
Free-will donations will be received for the Parks family.  There will also be an auction to raise donations.
This event is sponsored by the Fort Scott FFA Chapter and friends of the Parks family, she said.

It will be in the FSHS Cafeteria and dine-in attendees should enter through the main entrance on the west side of the school.

For drive-thru: enter from the west side of
the school off Main St. and go between the high school and football field.

Fort Scott High School’s west side entrance.

The menu:

Butcher Block Pulled Pork

Glen’s Taters

FFA Homestyle Beans

Homemade desserts by FS FFA

Tea and water

100% of the donations will be  given to the

Parks Family, according to Casper.

For more info:


Sydney Cullison at
620-224-7290 or Katie Casper

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