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ADAMH Board Announces the 2018 Write In Red – Red Ribbon Week Scholarship Contest Winners

The annual 2018 Write In Red – Red Ribbon Week Essay Contest conducted during Red Ribbon Week, October 22-26, for all middle and high school students was a huge success. Students are given a red pen to write an essay for the contest about how to prevent drug, alcohol and tobacco abuse. Each participating middle and high school submitted their schools winning essay to the Paint Valley ADAMH Board. One student from each county was selected to receive a $500 scholarship to any accredited college or university.

We are pleased to announce that the following students were awarded a $100 prize for winning their school’s essay contest and a $500 scholarship for winning the county contest:

  • Mackenzie Shaffer, Washington High School – Fayette County
  • Laci Mulenkamp, Fairfield High School – Highland County
  • Nataleigh Blankenship, Eastern Middle School – Pike County
  • Jalynne Nichols, Unioto High School – Ross County

Paint Valley ADAMH Board Executive Director, Penny Dehner, stated “Each year the students provide absolutely the best essays, touching our hearts and opening our eyes as we realize how the environment impacts their lives. It is so energizing to see our youth take a proactive stand against drug, alcohol and tobacco abuse by sharing their personal stories, doing research into relevant issues and explain their determination to remain drug free.”

The following students were school winners and awarded $100 for the Write In Red Essay Contest:

  • Sydney Hooper, Fairfield Middle School
  • Makayla Middleton, Hillsboro High School
  • Isabella Patton, Hillsboro Middle School
  • Carson Emery, White Oak Middle School
  • Kallie Helton, Eastern High School
  • Olivia Cornwell, Piketon High School
  • Trace Schoolcraft, Piketon Middle School
  • Brystol Murphy, Waverly High School
  • Chase Grooms, Western High School
  • Gracie Satterfield, Western Middle School
  • Madelyn Schafer, Chillicothe High School
  • Maddox Woods, Chillicothe Middle School
  • Hannah Balusik, Huntington High School
  • Macy Steele, Huntington Middle School
  • Savannah Fout, Southeastern Middle School
  • Wyatt Perry, Southeastern High School
  • Karan Watkins, Unioto Middle School
  • Jayden Berry, Zane Trace High School

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