5th Grade Students Celebrate DARE Graduation
Mrs. Brendel's and Ms. Dooley's 5th grade students celebrated their DARE Graduation on Friday, November 15. Deputy O'Fallon from the Franklin County Sheriff's Department has worked with the students for weeks, educating them on how to live a life free from violence, drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. To learn more about what the DARE program involves, please visit: https://dare.org/why-d-a-r-e/.
Several students were selected as winners for the DARE essay they wrote. The essay entailed what they learned during the program, and how they can picture using it as a model for decisions throughout their lives.
1st place - Rae C. and Emmey N. These students read their essays in front of the crowd and won a large "Darren the Lion."
2nd place - Jeremiah U. and Harmony W. These students won a small "Darren the Lion."
3rd place - Savanna M. and Josie D.These students won a DARE medal.
Sebastian W. - This student brought in the most items for the the DARE drive for Vets and received a DARE dog tag. For more details on this collection, click here: DARE Class Raises Money and Supplies for Vets
After graduation, the students were treated to an afternoon of bowling. Congratulations!