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Monday, June 18, 2012
115 Thomas Johnson Middle School Students Graduate From D.A.R.E. Program
The Sheriff’s Community Partnership Services announced the graduation of 115 middle school students from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. The Graduation was held at, and included students from, Thomas Johnson Middle school in Lanham, MD. The students were awarded certificates of completion and given lunch courtesy of the Back 2 Back Motorcycle Club.
Corporal Yadira Rodriguez-Washington, from the Community Partnership Services (CPS), served as the D.A.R.E. coordinator for the students. The course, which lasts 9 weeks, is designed to guide students to possessing the skills that lead to good decision making in life, and to urge them away from drugs and violence.
“I’m so proud of all of the students that participated and graduated," said Rodriguez-Washington. “Whenever you can be a part of a child’s growth and development as a person, it’s very rewarding.”
Prince George's County Sheriff