Front row: Gracyn Beale-Salovitch, McKenzie Metts, Will Perez. Second row: Mrs. Claire Thompson-Principal, Sidney Hearne, Over-All Essay Winner Lila Bower, Mary Bennett Pritchard, Aidan Black, Ashlyn Anderson, Deputy Todd Minemier – D.A.R.E. Instructor.
Principal Thompson is very proud of all her students that attend Lake Murray Elementary. Her D.A.R.E. students are exceptional young men and young ladies with a bright future ahead of them as she has watched them mature over the years to the senior level in her school. Principal Thompson states every year that she has the best students and the best DARE Instructor in the world. Deputy Minemier has been teaching D.A.R.E. for over twenty eight years. He loves his position with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department and works diligently with all grade levels to help them to be their best and to be anxious to become his D.A.R.E. students.