6th grader Madlyn Sears (3rd from left) receives her D.A.R.E. To Succeed award from Deputy Morris (right)

7th grader Beatrix Sills (left), D.A.R.E. To Succeed Awardee, pictured with Deputy Morris (right)

8th grader Ashley Meadows (3rd from left) receives her D.A.R.E. To Succeed award from Deputy Morris (right)

6th grader Madlyn Sears, 7th grader Beatrix Sills, and 8th grader Ashley Meadows, of the Eastern Greenbrier Middle School Knights, are the first students to garner the “D.A.R.E. To Succeed” Award. The students received a certificate, a locker sticker, and a coupon book from Dairy Queen, good for one blizzard a week for (9) weeks. The award was created to acknowledge them for their hard work during the last 9-week period because they D.A.R.E. To Succeed.

The names of students are sent to Deputy Shannon L. Morris of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department and he selects one student each from 6th grade to 8th grade based on their GPA and attendance.

Congratulations, Knights!

Osage Student Wins State D.A.R.E. Essay Contest

Osage Student Wins State D.A.R.E. Essay Contest

A school-wide celebration was held last week in honor of Osage Middle School student Ashley Muhs, who won the 2018-19 state D.A.R.E. essay contest. Muhs, who is a seventh-grader this fall, wasn’t able to attend the state D.A.R.E. convention over the summer to read her winning essay aloud…

Local School Resource Officer, Deputy Brian Ruckstuhl, Recognized by the State

Local School Resource Officer, Deputy Brian Ruckstuhl, Recognized by the State

Deputy Brian Ruckstuhl is this year’s Larry R. Cox D.A.R.E Officer of the Year. “I love doing what I’m doing. I love coming here to Otsego. Couldn’t imagine being anywhere else,” said Ruckstuhl. The D.A.R.E officer has been teaching D.A.R.E classes at Otsego Local Schools for 6 years…

Fifth-Grade Student Wins Kansas D.A.R.E Essay Contest

Fifth-Grade Student Wins Kansas D.A.R.E Essay Contest

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...

El Paso Student Wins Statewide D.A.R.E. Essay Contest

El Paso Student Wins Statewide D.A.R.E. Essay Contest

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...

Tazewell Deputy Recognized As D.A.R.E. Officer Of The Year

Tazewell Deputy Recognized As D.A.R.E. Officer Of The Year

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) – Deputy Landon Hieatt of the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office was recognized at the 2019 Virginia School Safety Training Forum in Hampton, Virginia on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, as the recipient of the Bentowski-Eanes Virginia D.A.R.E....

Revamped D.A.R.E. Program May Offer Kids Way Out

Revamped D.A.R.E. Program May Offer Kids Way Out

BUCKHANNON — Drug Abuse Resistance Education, the hallmark drug education program known as D.A.R.E.,will be returning to Upshur County next year after a 20-year absence. The Upshur County Board of Education gave its approval for the program to be taught in schools…

D.A.R.E., Sheriff Lopey Earn National Recognition

D.A.R.E., Sheriff Lopey Earn National Recognition

D.A.R.E. International President & Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Francisco X. Pegueros, & the “D.A.R.E. Kids” with Sheriff Lopey. Lopey received the 2019 D.A.R.E. International Law Enforcement Executive of the Year Award, presented on June 25 at the 32nd D.A.R.E. International Annual Training Conference in Phoenix, Ariz…

D.A.R.E. Returns

D.A.R.E. Returns

BUCKHANNON — Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.), an educational program, was founded in 1983 and has proven so successful that it has been implemented in thousands of schools throughout the United States and over 50 other countries.D.A.R.E. is a police...

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