Red Ribbon Week Activites
OCT 26 -- On October 26, Special Agent George Cazenavette visited Kate Middleton School in Gretna, Louisiana as part of Red Ribbon Week activities. Special Agent Cazenavette has visited Kate Middleton several times and it is always a pleasure. The importance of choosing friends wisely and being a positive role model was stressed to the children. The children were also given a presentation that emphasized the fact that health bodies do not need drugs.
On October 24th and 25th, S/A Cazenavette visited all the elementary schools in West Carroll Parish, Louisiana (Forest, Oak Grove, Epps, Pioneer, Kilbourne, Goodwill and Fiske Union). DEA Partnered with West Carroll Partners in Prevention and outfitted all 4th, 5th and 6th grade students in West Carroll Parrish with a Junior Agent red tee shirt for Red Ribbon Week. The children were given a brief history of Red Ribbon Week and the importance of making good decisions and remaining drug free was reinforced. Also visited was Northside Elementary School in East Carroll Parish. This was arranged by Toni Shumate of West Carroll Partners in Prevention and Carolyn Robinson of LSU/Southern Ag Center.