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Brinkley Named North Carolina Executive of the Year

Posted on January 18, 2017 by in Hometown, News, North Carolina

Nags Head Police Chief Kevin Brinkley was named the 2017 North Carolina D.A.R.E. Officers Association Glen Mowery Executive of the Year for his support of the program taught at Nags Head Elementary School by Nags Head School Resource Officer Lora Gilreath, pictured with Brinkley.

Nags Head Police Chief Kevin Brinkley has been named Executive of the Year by the North Carolina D.A.R.E. Officers Association for his support of the drug abuse resistance program. Image: Nags Head Police Chief Kevin Brinkley was named the 2017 North Carolina D.A.R.E. Officers Association Glen Mowery Executive of the Year for his support of […]

D.A.R.E. America National Scholarship Award 2017

Posted on January 12, 2017 by in 30th International Conference, News, Spotlight, Youth Advisory Board

DARE America Logo

The D.A.R.E. America Board of Directors is pleased to offer a $20,000 scholarship to recognize academic excellence and reward students who remain true to the goals of the D.A.R.E. program. This scholarship is awarded annually to a qualified 12th grade student to attend the university or college of their choice.  Payment will be made directly […]

SuperShuttle Discount for Attendees of the 30th Annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference

Posted on January 10, 2017 by in 30th International Conference, News

SuperShuttle

Those joining the 30th Annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference can get a 10% discount from SuperShuttle. Discount does not apply to exclusive vans (which are already discounted). Discount valid July 7-17, 2017. For special reservation questions call 1-800 BLUE VAN (800-258-3826) or customer service, available 24/7. Please note that if you call in your reservation instead of […]

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week, January 23 – 29, 2017

Posted on January 5, 2017 by in Events, News, Spotlight

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) is a national health observance for teens to promote local events to shatter the myths and misconceptions about drugs. NDAFW links students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, TV, movies, music, or from friends. It […]

Retro Bill Visits Cooper County Schools

Posted on January 3, 2017 by in Hometown, Missouri, News

Retro Bill, a world-renowned motivational speaker, talks to students at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School on Wednesday. His message was simple, but yet life-changing for many students.

He’s been called Elvis, but Retro Bill is nothing like him, he is his own person. This is the message that Bill has brought to millions of children across the United States, ‘be kind and be your own person.’ Photo (click image for full view): Retro Bill, a world-renowned motivational speaker, talks to students at […]

Nominations for the 2017 Daryl F. Gates D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement, 2017 D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year, and 2017 D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year Awards

Posted on January 2, 2017 by in 30th International Conference, News

Daryl F. Gates

D.A.R.E. America is accepting nominations for the 2017 Daryl F. Gates D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement, 2017 D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year, and 2017 D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year Awards.  Recipients of these prestigious awards will be honored during the 30th Annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference.  The conference is being held in Grapevine, Texas, July 11-13, 2017. […]

Sloatsburg Elementary School Fifth-Graders Graduate From D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Hometown, New York, News

Twenty-five fifth-grade Sloatsburg Elementary School students recently graduated from the Ramapo Police Department's DARE program.

RAMAPO, N.Y. — With smiles on their faces 25 fifth-grade students at Sloatsburg Elementary School showed off their certificates after graduating recently from the Town of Ramapo Police DARE Program. Ramapo police Officer Danny Lynch, who is in charge of the program, said he was impressed with the students and their outstanding participation in the program. […]

Winning D.A.R.E. Essay Tells Importance of Program

Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Hometown, Indiana, News

D.A.R.E. Officer David Schaetzel awards D.A.R.E. Essay Winner 2016 Grace Dyke of Demotte Christian School

Image: D.A.R.E. Officer David Schaetzel awards essay winner Grace Dyke. What D.A.R.E. Means to Me By Grace Dyke Some people don’t take D.A.R.E. seriously. But I think D.A.R.E. is very important. It stands for define, assess, respond, and evaluate. D.A.R.E. can help people get out of bad habits like smoking or taking drugs. Or even […]

Hempstead Elementary Fifth-Graders Graduate From D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Hometown, New York, News

Fifth-grade students from Hempstead Elementary School show off their DARE certificates

RAMAPO, N.Y. — There was big excitement Wednesday when Hempstead Elementary School fifth-grade students received their DARE program graduation certificates. The students were presented the certificates by Ramapo Police Chief Bad Weidel and DARE officer Danny Lynch. The program works to provide children with the life skills to recognize and resist social pressures to experiment with […]

Louisiana, BONCL Schools Complete the D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Hometown, Louisiana, News

The 2016 D.A.R.E. essay winners at Louisiana Elementary were Johnny Picone, Devon Davis, Anna Ince and Raegan Bowser.

Two schools recently graduated students through the D.A.R.E. program. Louisiana Elementary School held its ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 14, and BONCL completed its two student D.A.R.E. class on Friday, Dec. 16. At Louisiana Elementary, the students received their certificates individually by classroom. After each student received their certificate, the four winners of the essay contest […]