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Published on March 30th, 2014 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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Richland One Recognized for its Service

Pictured left to right are Board Vice Chairman Vince Ford, Dreher High School Principal Jeanne Stiglbauer, Sandel Elementary School Principal Fae Young, Brockman Elementary School Principal Dr. Eunice Williams, Student Nutrition Services Director Imogene Clarke and Superintendent Dr. Percy Mack. The principals of the Richland One schools collecting the most food for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Food Drive were recognized at a recent board meeting.

District Collects More Than 10,000 Pounds of Food for Needy

The results are in and families in need are the ultimate winners of the generosity of Richland One students, staff, parents and community members. Earlier this year, Richland One schools collected 10,418 pounds of food for the Harvest Hope Food Bank in conjunction with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Honor the Dream” Food Drive. Richland One would like to recognize the top three schools that collected the most pounds of food.

  • First Place – DreherHigh School – 1,564 pounds
  • Second Place – SandelElementary School – 1,158 pounds
  • Third Place – BrockmanElementary School – 1,042 pounds

ROCC receives IMARA Award

ROCC, which is funded by the Drug-Free Committees Support Program, helps to strengthen collaborations and implement community level strategies to promote healthy lifestyles for Richland One youth and their families. ROCC’s programs and campaigns include the Above the Influence, Alive at 25, “Out of Their Hands” Prom and Graduation Safety and “Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet” Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention. These efforts help to teach members of the RichlandCounty community, especially our youth, the importance of living a substance-free life. ROCC uses social media marketing and town hall meetings, as well as middle and high school student leaders, to help promote drug-free initiatives.

 

 

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