The Red Ribbon Campaign is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation, reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week, which takes place each year in October. Red Ribbon Week serves as a catalyst to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities.
Onslow County Schools’ students did a variety of weeklong activities and many participated in a banner/poster contest sponsored by Community Prevention Services.
Kelli Knapp, with Community Prevention Services and CCSAP, presented trophies in the following categories to these schools:
Best Overall: Morton Elementary: “YOLO” 3D New Bridge Middle: ” Don’t do crack, stay on track” Richlands High School: “Richlands High School Pharmacy”
Most Original: Jacksonville High School: The Best Me is Drug Free Swansboro Elementary: ARRR Crew is Drug Free
Most Creative: Meadow View Elementary: “Get hooked on a career, not drugs” Northwoods Elementary: “Don’t get hooked on drugs-Keep Swimming Swansboro Middle: “Mousetrap”