TOURNAMENT RAISES MORE THAN $200,000 FOR BEACON SCHOOLS

Posted by steveazar on October 4, 2011

ST. THOMAS – Nearly 30 celebrities gathered at Mahogany Run on Saturday for the 15th Annual Michael Brooks’ Celebrity Golf Classic, a fund-raiser for Beacon Schools of the Virgin Islands.

The team of Robert Gamez, Ken Manzo, Kristal Manzo, Derek Hillier won the first place gross with a score of 52; Water Briggs, Paul Hadid, Glen Thrope and Edwards Harned won the net score with a 44.

But the real winners of were the 3,000 children in the territory who participate in Beacon Schools programs.

The Beacon Schools of the Virgin Islands is an after-school program that has seven sites in the territory. The program tutors students with homework and helps adults with computer, parenting and English as a second language classes.

On the course, the day was highlighted by a hole-in-one drive on par-four hole number seven by singer Steve Azar.

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