DARE to host graduation April 17

Louisville Police Department DARE officer Tonya McWhirter will facilitate the upcoming DARE graduation for all the 5th grades students in the school district on April 17 at Louisville Elementary School. McWhirter is pictured here teaching one of the many important lessons of DARE during a teaching session at Winston Academy on March 27. McWhirter taught the students how to cope with bullying, as well as ways they can be good citizens in their communities.

From staff reports

All the 5th grade classrooms in the county that participated in the
Drug and Alcohol Resistance Education (DARE) program will be honored at a graduation ceremony on April 17 at 9 a.m. at Louisville
 Elementary School.

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35th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet a success

The Sunshine Boys, a group of young singers, performed during the 35th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet for the Winston County Branch NAACP. Pictured here is Josias (8th) grade, Andre, Jr. (6th grade), Willie (5th), and Ethan (1st grade). They are the sons of Andre, Sr. and Katesia Esters.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Branch NAACP hosted its 35th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on March 28, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Lake Tiak-O’Khata Pine Ridge Lodge in Louisville.

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