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Too Good for Drugs Graduation

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Believing and achieving were definitely contributing factors to last night’s events. Last night was the 2015 5th grader’s Too Good for Drugs graduation ceremony.

Too Good for Drugs revolves around the same concept as DARE which is to inform the students of the dangers alcohol and other drugs. All year the students have been playing games and doing many other activities all revolving around the thought of teaching the students.

Last night’s ceremony, led by Christopher King, stared off by Dr. Mann Spitler sharing his daughter’s tragic story about her involvement with drugs and how they little by little ruined her life. Later on in the night Lt. Jack Grennes, the Too Good Officer, talked about his feelings toward the importance of staying drug free. Then Chief Rick Zormier spoke followed by the Mayer Brian Snedecor. After his speech the 5th graders were presented their Too Good Diplomas for graduating from the Too Good for Drugs program. One lucky students from every 5th grade class were rewarding for the exceptional essays they wrote, and one over all essay winner read her essay for the crowd. Francesca Polizotto Hobart High School Senoir talked about making good choices and gave some real life examples of people choosing different paths. Dr. Buffington gave the closing speech summing up the events of the night. Followed by the 5th graders lead by Lt. Grennes doing the Too Good cheer.

Overall, the night was very informative to parents and students to know how to stay drug free and living a successful life.

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