​​​​Davenport West Athletic Booster Club

Proud to be a part of FALCON NATION

We would like to invite you to join and/or encourage your donations to support West High Athletics.    Each year, the West Athletic Booster Club funds over $25,000 to support our student-athletes in ALL 21 sports, cheer and dance teams  to supplement their athletic department budget to build highly competitive programs including but limited to just uniforms, training equipment, etc.       

How can you help?
Volunteer signup, purchase membership and apparel are all online @http://www.davenportwestathleticboosters.org

Membership is free with a ticket to Booster Bash. If you cannot attend, you can always purchase a membership online.

Current and future parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends of West High School are invited to an evening of fun,    music, appetizers, door prizes, raffles, wine and beer pulls, and cash bar.  The 3rd annual Booster Bash will be November 4, 2023 at the Blue Grass Community Club.  If you want to help, please contact a booster member.  Your contribution is tax deductible.             

Buy West High apparel at the new online shop and have shipped to your door or local pickup n/c
Purchase your Amazon orders on smile.amazon.com and select West High Athletic Boosters for your charity and boosters receives .5% of every qualifying order
Purchase Athletic Passes for entry to all home sports events (passes non-refundable)
Consider making additional donation especially if you have multiple student-athlete(s) participating

What is West High Athletic Boosters?

Boosters is a volunteer non-profit organization composed of individuals who are part of the community that support Davenport West student athletes, school coaches, and feeder programs by the organization and distributing funds raised through activities and events.   

Development of successful student athletes (classroom & competition)
Celebrate the success of all West athletes, coaches and programs
Up to 4 - $500 Greg Arp Memorial Scholarships- are awarded to  student athletes that have played all 4 years (Freshman-Senior) of sport, cheer or dance.  -students will apply on website by April 15th annually
Member meetings are open to all members of West High Athlete parents, teachers, coaches every second Wednesday of the month (Sept-May) 6:00-7:00 pm @ Corner Grill, Blue Grass IA

 How is the booster funded?

Each team participates in their individual teams fundraiser and share in Boosters group fundraising.   Boosters distributes 100% of the approved funds (minus legal/accounting fees) back to teams through the coaches’ annual request process.

Booster Group fundraisers include MV Fair parking income, Spirit Wear, Booster Bash, & Business donations (John Deere Benevity).     We ask that each varsity & future falcon team support us by purchasing one Booster Bash table and provide a raffle item.

Future falcons baseball/softball, YSF football, Wrestling Camp members – Why Support Boosters Now?

Feeder programs are future West High athletes wearing the school’s colors & learning their traditions  
Davenport West High School provides free access to diamonds, fields, gyms, & wrestling room

Tournament’s concession income split with boosters

Youth Feeder nights @ select Varsity games provides recognition, free admission and snacks 
Boosters processes John Deere Benevity donations to feeder programs using its nonprofit status

Thank you for your consideration!

DWH Athletic Booster Club

West High Athletic Booster positions                       Contact all at dwathleticboosters@gmail.com

Michelle Lillis – Athletic Director of West High                      lillism@mail.davenport.k12.ia.us      

Andy Nezworkski – President of WHA Boosters      
Oversees booster Facebook page                   
Greg Arp Scholarships
Senior Gifts/Pins

Brad Thompson – Vice President of WHA Boosters   
Oversees Senior Plaques gifts for Varsity lettered athletes
Oversees West High Annual Booster Bash
Apparel – website      

Lisa Holdorf – Treasurer                                                        
AP/AR of 21 Sports Teams including Cheer/Dance/Future Falcons  
Greg Arp Scholarship

Melinda Westerhof – Secretary                                            
Meeting records, agendas, school eblasts                            

Diane Paquet – West High Booster Website             

Cynthia Hazelett – Junior High Liaison                      
Relays WH athletic information to Walcott, Smart, Williams thru schools ADs

Jane Kroening /Amy Murphy – Greg Arp Memorial Scholarship