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HCSD Holds D.A.R.E. Graduation at Beaver Elementary

The Henderson County Sheriff and Deputy/School Resource Officer Brian Vineyard held a D.A.R.E graduation at Beaver Elementary School on May 9, 2022.
Photo by: W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress

Article by W. Clay Crook-

Henderson County Sheriff Brian Duke, along with Deputy/School Resource Officer Brian Vineyard, were special guests at Beaver Elementary School on Monday, May 9, 2022.

“It’s been about twelve years since the last D.A.R.E graduation event in Henderson County,” said Sheriff Brian Duke.  “It’s something I’ve wanted and pushed for, and the funding just wasn’t available for a program that I feel was essential in our battle against drugs.  This year, there was an opportunity for free training, and three deputies volunteered to go.”

Deputy/School Resource Officer Brian Vineyard told the students how proud he was to be able to instruct them during the ten-week course. The training has shifted, he said, from just drug awareness to…

For the complete story, see the May 11th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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