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D.A.R.E. America Louis “Skip” Miller National Scholarship Award 2018

Posted on January 9, 2018 by in News, Spotlight, Youth Advocacy Board

Daren and YAB

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 […]

Will Durie, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Minnesota Representative

Posted on December 29, 2017 by in Hometown, Minnesota, Youth Advocacy Board

Will Durie, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Minnesota Representative

My name is Will Durie. I live in Hibbing, MN with my parents and my two siblings, an older brother and a younger sister. I am a junior at Hibbing High School this year and maintain a 4.0 GPA while participating in the honors track offered at my school. I am a member of the […]

Alyssa Gibson, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Maryland Representative

Posted on December 29, 2017 by in Hometown, Maryland, Youth Advocacy Board

Alyssa Gibson, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Maryland Representative

My name is Alyssa Gibson and I am currently a Senior at a High School in Maryland. I have been the Maryland D.A.R.E. YAB for the last year now, and I have had an incredible time. Besides being a D.A.R.E. YAB, I am an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) at my local firehouse and volunteer at […]

Caitlin Walker, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Virginia Representative

Posted on December 26, 2017 by in Hometown, Virginia, Youth Advocacy Board

Caitlin Walker, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Virginia Representative

My name is Caitlin Walker and I am excited to be the Youth Advocacy Board Representative for the State of Virginia! I am currently a senior at Eastern View High School, located in Culpeper, Virginia. I live with my mom, dad, two brothers, and dog, Tazer. I am a very outgoing person and never hesitate […]

Jamie Kofron, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Iowa Representative

Posted on December 22, 2017 by in Hometown, Iowa, Youth Advocacy Board

Jamie Kofron, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Iowa Representative

Hi there! My name is Jamie Kofron and I am the D.A.R.E. Youth Advocacy Board Representative from Iowa! I live in a small town called Tipton in Eastern Iowa. I am currently a junior at Tipton High School. I am active in athletics, band and choir, and various clubs around my high school. Through these […]

YAB Member Samuel Miranda Ferreira at D.A.R.E. Graduation in Brazil

Posted on November 24, 2017 by in Brazil, Hometown, Hometown International, Youth Advocacy Board

Brazil YAB Member Samuel Miranda Ferreira at D.A.R.E. Graduation

Samuel Miranda Ferreira, D.A.R.E. Youth Advocacy Board Member from Brazil, was at a large D.A.R.E./Proerd graduation recently. He said, “Here in Brazil things are doing great! I am working with my State Police and attending to lots of D.A.R.E. graduations and classes about drugs. I have attached some photos of our last graduation.” “I have […]

Coffee with a Cop, a Project of New Jersey YAB Member Julia Manning

Posted on November 24, 2017 by in New Jersey, Youth Advocacy Board

Coffee with a Cop

Julia Manning, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Member from New Jersey, completed another part of her project: Coffee with a Cop!! It was held on Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon at a local Starbucks in Park Ridge. It was a big hit this year, so many people showed up! Here are some […]

Carley Keller, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board North Carolina Representative

Posted on November 3, 2017 by in Hometown, North Carolina, Youth Advocacy Board

Carley Keller, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board North Carolina Representative

My name is Carley Keller and I am a freshman in High School. I am a cheerleader for my school and for a competitive cheer gym. In my free time I like to watch football (especially my high-school team), cheer, and hangout with friends. My parents are Crecia & David, and I have a younger […]

Bowen D. Perry, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board New Mexico Representative

Posted on November 1, 2017 by in Hometown, New Mexico, Youth Advocacy Board

Bowen D. Perry, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board New Mexico Representative

I am enrolled in Aerospace Science-III in Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, NM-20011, and hold various commanding positions within the Corps. I am the Commander of Kitty Hawk Air Society, the Commander of our Public Affairs Group, and the Commander of our Aerospace Studies Team. With commanding and facilitating the functions of each […]

Makenna Christiansen, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board South Dakota Representative

Posted on September 27, 2017 by in Hometown, South Dakota, Youth Advocacy Board

Makenna Christiansen, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board South Dakota Representative

My name is Makenna Christiansen. I am a sophomore in high school. I run cross country and track, and play basketball for my high school. I am very passionate about music. I love to sing, play the piano, and I am presently learning how to play the ukulele. I am the second of six kids. […]