Durango High School graduate on TV searching for moolah

A 2004 graduate of Durango High School and 2010 graduate of Fort Lewis College is scheduled to appear Friday on the TNT adventure show “72 Hours.” The program is scheduled to air at 8 p.m. (Check your local provider.)

Kevin Schank, who lives in Ventura, Calif., was on a three-member team that competed against two other teams to find a suitcase containing $100,000 hidden on New Zealand’s South Island.

Team members, who had 72 hours to find the suitcase, began with a GPS unit, coordinates of the suitcase and a bottle of water each.

Schank was a firefighter in Alaska for a year and later a member of the elite firefighting team, the Craig Interagency Hotshot Crew. He is doing roofing in California.

According to TNT’s “72 Hours” Web page: “Every episode of ‘72 Hours’ opens with three teams comprised of three strangers who must traverse through a variety of challenging environments – jungle, mountain, desert, etc. – in search for a briefcase filled with money.”

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