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High School Nation Visits Santa Fe High School

High School Nation and Hollister Co. Kick off 2019 Tour with a Visit to Santa Fe High School


Tour will bring concert series, programming to Texas High Schools


May 1, 2019 – High School Nation (HSN) has announced the spring 2019 installment of The High School Nation Tour, sponsored by Hollister Co., a division of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF). The tour aims to support creative expression among teens through musical festivals and programming and will be visiting 10 high schools throughout Texas. Musical performances will include Sony duo MYA, NY based pop group Emergency Tiara, rock band The Haunt and much more. Each school will also receive a donation package that includes professional recording equipment to help give students the opportunity to enhance their musical learning.


“Our Fine Arts and Career Technical Education departments are very excited about the donation of a sound studio,” said Patti Hanssard, SFISD Superintendent of Human Resources and Public Relations, “We will be looking at multiple ways to use the new equipment starting next school year.”


The event includes a concert and festival in celebration of the arts. In addition to a strong emphasis on music appreciation, the festival will highlight journalism, film, fine and performing arts, fashion, photography, dance and stage production. Various activities will be available at several “zones” throughout the festival, including a Guitar Center Music Zone where students can create their own band and explore music technology and instruments, and a Hollister Style Zone offering DIY t-shirts, a denim lounge and custom photo booth. Students can also play interactive games with their classmates at the Wienerschnitzel Chill Zone and the truth Truck.


“Our main focus as an organization is to give back to deserving public schools, and to do so with the support of Hollister is a real dream for us,” said HSN Founders Jimmy Cantillon and Kevin Cantillon. “It’s important to us to support creative expression among teens. We’re honored to do our part to keep the arts alive.”


“Providing our customers with engaging branded experiences is part of our DNA, and The High School Nation tour helps achieve that,” said Michael Scheiner, SVP of Marketing at Hollister Co. “Bringing these events directly to our consumers’ high school campuses makes it even more special, and we’ve received incredible feedback from the students!”