April 21, 2016 is “National D. A. R. E. Day”. In Hopkins County, County Judge Robert Newsom read a proclamation recognizing the day and events that will take place for current 5th grade students in all county schools. Newsom said “This day serves as an occasion for all past and present students that have graduated from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program (DARE).”
To commemorate the event, the County Sheriff’s office DARE program is conducting a poster contest for current students Saturday, April 23rd at the Sheriff’s Office, 298 Rosemont Street in Sulphur Springs. Past and present students are invited to attend and wear a DARE T-shirt to show support for the program.
The poster contest rules include only current 5th grad students from county schools. Posters must be submitted before 10 a.m. Saturday. The student can use any means of resource in helping to identify what to put on the poster, must use poster board, and there is no fee to enter. The top 10 students over all will receive awards. A hot dog lunch will be provided by the Sheriff’s Office DARE program for those in attendance.
P r o c l a m a t i o n
WHEREAS, This day serves as an occasion for all past and present students that have graduated from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program (D.A.R.E); and
WHEREAS, To commemorate this event, the Hopkins County Sheriff’s office D.A.R.E. program will conduct a poster contest for the current 5th grade students of Cumby, Como-Pickton, Miller Grove, North Hopkins, Saltillo, Sulphur Bluff and Sulphur Springs. The event will be held on Saturday April 23, 2016 at 298 Rosemont St., Sulphur Springs, TX (Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office). If you are a past or present student, wearing a D.A.R.E. T-shirt will show your support for this program; and
WHEREAS, The following is a list of rules for the poster contest:
- The student must currently be a 5th grade student from schools listed above;
- The contest begins at 10:00 a.m.;
- Poster board is to be used for the contest;
- The student can use any means of resource in helping to identify what to put on the poster;
- No fee is required to enter;
- Posters to be entered in the contest must be submitted before 10:00 a.m.;
- Awards will be given to the top (10) students over all; and
WHEREAS, A hot dog lunch will be provided by the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program for those in attendance; and
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Robert Newsom, Hopkins County Judge do hereby proclaim April 21, 2016 to be recorded and forever remembered as:
“National D.A.R.E Day”
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Texas, in SULPHUR SPRINGS, the County Seat, this the twenty-first day of April in the Year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Sixteen.
Robert Newsom, County Judge