February 21, 2017
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D.A.R.E. Essay Winners at Lonnie B. Nelson Elementary School, Columbia, SC

Posted on February 16, 2017 by in Hometown, News, South Carolina

From left, first row, Jake Conroy, Imani Smith, Addison Canada, Sanraj Pal, Emma Hook (Overall essay winners). From left, back row, Mr. Rashad Adams (Assistant Principal), Deputy Arlene Sharpe (State D.A.R.E. Coordinator/Director, Dr. Sonja Parnell (Assistant Principal), Mr. Terry Dozier (Motivational Guest Speaker), Deputy Jamel Bradley (D.A.R.E. Instructor), Mrs. Karen Beaman (Principal).

In photo (click to view the full image): From left, first row, Jake Conroy, Imani Smith, Addison Canada, Sanraj Pal, Emma Hook (Overall essay winners). From left, back row, Mr. Rashad Adams (Assistant Principal), Deputy Arlene Sharpe (State D.A.R.E. Coordinator/Director, Dr. Sonja Parnell (Assistant Principal), Mr. Terry Dozier (Motivational Guest Speaker), Deputy Jamel Bradley (D.A.R.E. Instructor), Mrs. […]

Rando Takes the Reins of D.A.R.E.

Posted on February 15, 2017 by in Hometown, New York, News

Four current and former D.A.R.E. officers united in Watkins Glen, New York, this month were (from left) Shelter Island Chief Jim Read; Officer Anthony Rando; former Islander and Yorktown Police Officer Brian Mundy; and former Island Police Officer Walter Richards. Chief Read and Mr. Richards have both served as D.A.R.E. officers as Officers Rando and Mundy do now.

Shelter Island Police Officer Anthony Rando has completed a two-week training course in Watkins Glen, New York, and started his stint as the department’s D.A.R.E. officer this month, succeeding Walter Richards, who retired from the force last spring. In photo: Four current and former D.A.R.E. officers united in Watkins Glen, New York, this month were (from […]

County Starts D.A.R.E. Effort Again

Posted on February 12, 2017 by in Hometown, Missouri, News

The members of the Nodaway County D.A.R.E. board include, front: Nate Rice, Marla Finney, Melissa Grace, Ken Grove; back: Marilyn Jenkins, Victor West, Randy Strong and Rick Smail. Not pictured: Rita Carroll, Robert Rice, Bill Meiners and Jason McDowell. There are a few members who have not been appointed yet.

The Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department re-instated the county’s DARE board which met on February 6. In photo (click to view the full image): The members of the Nodaway County D.A.R.E. board include, front: Nate Rice, Marla Finney, Melissa Grace, Ken Grove; back: Marilyn Jenkins, Victor West, Randy Strong and Rick Smail. Not pictured: Rita Carroll, […]

D.A.R.E. Class Gets an Earful on Peer Pressure, Substance Abuse

Posted on February 7, 2017 by in Hometown, South Carolina

Antonio Grant speaks Wednesday to Hammond Hill Elementary School’s D.A.R.E. students for their graduation. Also shown are Verne Sadler, left, with the North Augusta Department of Public Safety; Sara Beth Brown, assistant principal; Eric Jeffcoat, principal; and Cathy Martin, guidance counselor.

NORTH AUGUSTA — Local basketball standout Antonio Grant, one of Aiken County’s best-traveled athletes, provided some food for thought this week for students in Hammond Hill Elementary School’s D.A.R.E. program, as the featured speaker for the group’s graduation ceremony. In photo (click for full view): Antonio Grant speaks Wednesday to Hammond Hill Elementary School’s D.A.R.E. […]

Molly Rooth Corder, D.A.R.E. International Youth Advisory Board UK Representative

Posted on February 7, 2017 by in Hometown, Hometown International, United Kingdom

Molly Rooth Corder, D.A.R.E. International Youth Advisory Board UK Representative

My name is Molly Rooth Corder and I am the UK representative for the Youth Advisory Board. I live near Nottingham – Robin Hood Country – with my mum, dad and sister.

Alexya Racicot, D.A.R.E. International Youth Advisory Board Canada Representative

Posted on February 7, 2017 by in Canada, Hometown, Hometown International, Ontario, Youth Advisory Board

Alexya Racicot, D.A.R.E. International Youth Advisory Board Canada Representative

My name is Alexya Racicot, I live in Timmins, Ontario, Canada, and I am a grade 11 student passionate about the field of law in general. I am a hard working and enthusiastic student. I’m not shy to talk in front of a crowed and to share my ideas. I participate in several team sports […]

D.A.R.E. Helps Reduce Racial Profiling (Article by Emmanuel Ngomsi, Ph.D.)

Posted on February 7, 2017 by in Spotlight

Emmanuel Ngomsi

  Emmanuel Ngomsi, Ph.D., President & Senior Consultant at ALL WORLD LANGUAGES & CULTURES, INC. (DBA Universal Highways), writes and speaks about issues of cultural competency and diversity, and racial profiling. He was a speaker at the 2016 D.A.R.E. International Training Conference and is speaking at the Illinois D.A.R.E. & Juvenile Officers Conference in June […]

Sloatsburg Elementary School Spotlight

Posted on February 7, 2017 by in Hometown, New York

Sloatsburg capped off the D.A.R.E. program with a spaghetti dinner celebration during the first weekend of February. The action took place at the St. Joan of Arc Church Hall. / Photo by Joe Lloyd, Ph.D. via @SESPirates

Sloatsburg capped off the D.A.R.E. program with a spaghetti dinner celebration during the first weekend of February. The action took place at the St. Joan of Arc Church Hall. / Photo by Joe Lloyd, Ph.D. via @SESPirates. Sloatsburg celebrated the end of the Sloatsburg Elementary School D.A.R.E. program Saturday with pasta and other good foods. […]

“In the hands of this child”

Posted on February 7, 2017 by in Hometown, Missouri

Clever D.A.R.E. graduates perform a skit at the January 20, 2017 graduation ceremony

Clever Middle School students graduate from D.A.R.E. In photo: Clever D.A.R.E. graduates perform a skit at the Jan. 20 graduation ceremony. Rows and rows of Clever students sit on bleachers in the Clever Middle School gym Jan. 20. Sporting dark-blue D.A.R.E. shirts, the third- and fourth-graders listened as Christian County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. Officer Bill Whitaker […]

D.A.R.E. Program Expanding in Tazewell County schools

Posted on February 5, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Virginia

Tazewell County DARE

TAZEWELL COUNTY (WVVA) – Seventh graders at Tazewell Middle School are in a class of a different kind now. Thanks to the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office, the students are getting a refresher course with a program they first experienced in elementary school. D.A.R.E. Drug Abuse Resistance Education. “Today being the last day of class, I’ve seen […]