Avondale Middle School Field
The Fiesta Bowl Charities, Playworks, employee-volunteers from UnitedHealthcare, and third through eighth-grade students from the Avondale School District set the Guinness World Record for the World’s Longest High-Five Chain. The event took place on the field at Avondale Middle School in Avondale, Ariz.
The previous record was set on Dec. 4, 2015, by 2,711 participants at Sacred Hearts High School in Taiwan. 3,473 children from Avondale broke that record and now hold the Guinness World Record for the World’s Longest High-Five Chain.
In addition to partnering on the World Record attempt, Fiesta Bowl Charities and UnitedHealthcare together awarded Playworks of Arizona a $100,000 grant that helped them expand their work to 50 schools, serving close to 35,000 students this year. Fiesta Bowl Charities will also donate the 2016 Cactus Bowl playing field to a school in the Valley. Included in the donation, made possible by UnitedHealthcare, is the installation of the field, a scoreboard and more.