POSTED: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 2:59pm
UPDATED: Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 12:53pm
Longview, TX —
The City of Longview Partners in Prevention is proud to announce the winners of the 14th annual Red Ribbon Week 4th Grade Essay Contest. During Red Ribbon Week, over 1,400 essays were written by students from area school districts using 50 words or less to finish the statement, “I am drug free because…”. Under the direction of Dr. Kathy Stephens, LeTourneau University students judged the essays.
An awards luncheon is scheduled for Noon, Thursday, October 27, in the LeTourneau University Memorial Student Center, to recognize the grand prize winners and their teachers. A new award is added to the event this year called the “Honorable Judge Wm. ‘Bill’ Jennings” Award given to one overall winner presented by the Coalition for Drug Free Youth. All winners are from the area school districts of Gladewater, Hallsville, Longview, Pine Tree, Spring Hill, Trinity School of Texas and White Oak.
For more information, contact Partners in Prevention at 903-237-1019 or visit PIP.LongviewTexas.gov
From: City of Longview