The community is invited to kick off the 2018-19 school year at Meet the Cardinal Night on Thursday, Aug. 16 at Cardinal Stadium.
The event is free to attend. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and festivities begin at 7:00 p.m. The Melissa Booster Club will give away free t-shirts to the first 250 people to enter.
Enjoy performances from the Mighty Cardinal Band and the Melissa High School cheerleaders. Plus, take photos with your favorite Cardinals during a meet-and-greet with students in varsity football, volleyball, cross country, tennis, golf, cheerleading, and band.
Additionally, the Melissa Booster Club will host a field goal kicking contest during Meet the Cardinal Night. Those who make a goal from the 20-yard-line will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 gift card. Tickets cost one dollar each; payment is cash only.
To pre-purchase tickets for the contest, email Brandi Roberson at firstname.lastname@example.org or text 214-578-6791.
Hot dogs, water, and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Cardinal Stadium is located at 3100 Cardinal Drive in Melissa (Get Directions).
Maddie Coe, Community Relations