TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A fifth-grade student from El Paso Elementary School has been named the winner of the D.A.R.E essay contest, according to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. Lauren Wilson, a 5th-grade student from Derby Kansas, participated in the Derby...
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Lauren Wilson, a Derby North Middle School student, said she was shocked to be announced as the statewide winner of the D.A.R.E. essay contest. Lauren Wilson says she would have entered an essay contest for the statewide D.A.R.E. program even if it hadn’t been a...
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Great Bend Mayor Mike Allison presents certificates to the latest D.A.R.E. essay winners, fifth graders from the five Great Bend elementary schools, as their teachers watch during the Great Bend City Council meeting Monday night.
Sixth-grader Meryn Rodgers reads her D.A.R.E. essay, selected as the best at Bradley Elementary School, during D.A.R.E. graduation Nov. 8 at Bradley. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp.
Taylor Hinderliter, a student at Smoky Valley Middle School in Lindsborg, was the winner of the 2016 D.A.R.E. Essay Contest. During the past year, Hinderliter participated in the McPherson County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program, which culminated in writing an essay about the things they learned in the program. Hinderliter is the daughter of Tom and Gail Hinderliter.
Taylor Hinderliter’s D.A.R.E. essay, How D.A.R.E. Has Changed My Life, was selected as the top essay for the state of Kansas. Taylor is a Lindsborg resident. "Imagine this. You’re at a party and BAM, your best friend falls to the ground and is not responding to..."
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State D.A.R.E. Contacts
State D.A.R.E. Coordinator
Special Agent Dave Burlew
Kansas Attorney General’s Office
Phone: (785) 368-8438
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Kansas State Juvenile Officer Association President
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Kansas Local D.A.R.E. Websites
- Augusta Department of Public Safety
- Coffeyville Police Department
- Crawford County Sheriff’s Office
- Hays Police Department
- Kansas Juvenile Officers Association
- Leavenworth Police Department
- McPherson Police Department
- Osawatomie Police Department
- Prairie Village Police Department
- Pratt County Sheriff’s Office
- Shawnee Police Department
- Valley Center Police Department
- Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office
- Washington County Sheriff’s Department
- Wellington Police Department
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