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Buffalo Creek Middle NJHS members share prevention with peers

During Red Ribbon Week, Buffalo Creek Middle’s National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) members hosted a trivia table event for those who came to school wearing red.

If a student answered a question correctly, they could win Red Ribbon-themed prizes, which were donated by the Florida Department of Health-Manatee, Hanley Foundation and North River Prevention Partners. 

“The questions were about the effects of vaping or smoking on the body,” said Palin Morris, NJHS President and 8th grade student. “More than 500 students came to the table and learned many things.”

"Students love any chance to dress up, but it's also fun to incorporate a meaningful message like the importance of staying drug-free and living healthy lives," said NJHS advisor, Katelyn Rodd.

BCMS Dean Stefania Daly (left) and Katelyn Rodd, Social Studies Dept. Head and NJHS Advisor.