Congratulations to Our Red Ribbon Award Winners!

National-Red-Ribbon-LogoKansas Family Partnership honored six student groups for their work on the 2013 Red Ribbon Campaign during its annual Red Ribbon Luncheon and Training on Thursday, March 27 in Topeka. Awards were presented to the following Kansas schools:

  • Burlington High School, Burlington, received a Level III Plaque for the group’s week-long focus on community drug prevention education activities
  • Doniphan West Elementary/Middle School, Denton, received a Level III Certificate for the group’s drug-free alternative activities and presentations
  • Landon Middle School, Topeka, received a Level II Plaque for the group’s underage drinking awareness and prevention efforts
  • Randolph Elementary School, Topeka, received a Level I Plaque for the group’s week-long theme days and drug-related trivia activities
  • Hutchinson STEM Magnet School, Hutchinson, received a Level I Certificate for the group’s week-long theme days and focus on information dissemination
  • Northeast High School, Arma, received a Level I Certificate for the group’s pledges to be drug free and interactive drug-free alternatives for students

Red Ribbon Awards were given based on the student groups’ abilities to show:

  • implementation of substance use prevention strategies
  • thoughtfulness and planning to meet identified community needs
  • unique angle and originality toward substance use prevention
  • efforts to mentor other groups completing Red Ribbon activities
  • collaborations between school and community
  • measurement of campaign impact and results

The Red Ribbon Luncheon also recognized Kristi Gosser, Stormont-Vail HealthCare, with the Laura L. Clark Award for her continued commitment to supporting the Kansas Red Ribbon Campaign and coordinating its annual Red Ribbon Luncheon and Training. Kansas Alcoholic Beverage Control was also honored with the H.E.R.O. Award for the resources, information and services it provides through its partnership with the Kansas Red Ribbon Campaign.

Red Ribbon Award Winner Photos