Country music’s Diamond Rio headlines JC’s scholarship fundraiser


JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson Christian hosted award-winning band Diamond Rio for the school’s fifth scholarship fundraiser.

During the past four years, this Jackson Christian event has raised more than $375,000 and helped more than 250 deserving students afford a Christian education.

The school awards more than $160,000 in need-based scholarships each year.

“This evening is a way for us to say thank you to our donors,”┬ásaid Chris Ramey, director of advancement with Jackson Christian. “We have more than 450 people in attendance tonight, and each of those people in some way contributed to a student being able to attend Jackson Christian School.”

Diamond Rio has sold more than 10 million albums, earning three platinum and five gold albums.

The 75-minute concert featured their biggest hits as well as two songs which featured the Jackson Christian Concert Choir.