D.A.R.E. Essay Winners at Lonnie B. Nelson Elementary School, Columbia, SC
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. Karen Beaman (Principal).
Lonnie B Nelson Elementary Principal, staff and students’ are so appreciative of Deputy Bradley from Spring Valley High School each year for teaching D.A.R.E. at their school. The students love him and he loves all of them right back. Deputy Bradley feels that it is important to reach a child at this level to help shape them into good decision makers and productive citizens for Richland County.