Rowland High students Cole Sibus and Raymundo Hernandez meet Miss California Teen Cassidy Wolf at Bowling For Buddies event on April 21. (Photo courtesy of Rowland High School)

Some kingpins played tenpins with kids from Rowland High School on April 21. The Raiders met their new Best Buddies during the celebrity event at Lucky Strike Lanes in Hollywood.

The Bowling for Buddies event raises money for Best Buddies International, a group that promotes one-on-one friendships, job opportunities and leadership skills for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

"Students from our Best Buddies Club got to meet famous people like Gene Simmons from the rock band KISS," said Clare Ruesga, a special education teacher at Rowland High.

Other celebrities included Nancy O'Dell, the host of "Entertainment Tonight" and journalist Maria Shriver. Rowland Vice Principal Mike Ward

Rowland High's Gabriela Vasquez and Karem Han meet Gene Simmons from the rock band KISS. (Photo courtesy of Rowland High )
jumped in to have his photo taken with actor Tom Arnold, while Ruesga posed for a shot with actor Rob Lowe.

"It was a great event for our club. Our kids loved meeting the stars and bowling," Ruesga said.

You can tell from the big smile on his face that freshman Cole Sibus was excited about meeting Miss California Teen, Cassidy Wolf.

"She's hot and I got three strikes while bowling," the 15-year-old said.

Cole and classmate Raymundo Hernandez had their pictures snapped with the beauty queen. Raymundo also felt lucky on the lanes, scoring three strikes in his bowling.

Senior Mohammed Kamal was also excited about the Best Buddies event. "The bowling was lots of fun," the 18-year-old said. Click HERE for entire story!