The First Hoop Free Throw Shooting Contest paid off for MDI High School this year, to the tune of $2650!

First Hoop Check Presentation February 8, 2018 Photo Walter Churchill

Last night, both contestants made their free throws, and at halftime of the MDI-Ellsworth Boys game, representatives from First National Bank presented a giant check, for $2650 to Athletic Director Bunky Dow and Leslyn Shea, President of the MDI Sports Boosters.

The First Hoop Program is in 9 schools in Maine (including Ellsworth and George Stevens Academy in Hancock County). Schools can earn up to $150 per game (18 games - maximum $2700)