Welcome to the celebration of the winners of statewide Red Ribbon Campaign competition.
Governor Deal’s welcoming remarks video
DBHDD Commissioner Frank Berry delivered the message that living a drug free life really starts with them.
Chuvalo J. Truesdell, Special Agent, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Atlanta Field Division described the history and purpose of the Red Ribbon Campaign.
Atlanta Falcon running back Jason Snelling told kids his motto has always been to stop before it starts. He encouraged students to walk away from situations that make them feel uncomfortable.
Emcee Chris Wood prepared the crowd for viewing of the upbeat Red Ribbon slide show, which he develops annually.
Addictive Disease Assistant Director Travis Fretwell, DBHDD Commissioner Frank Berry, and Atlanta Falcon Jason Snelling share a moment during the ceremony.
Bulloch County Pride team staffer Demita Clark and Bulloch student Jessie Hodges accept the plaque from DBHDD leadership and Atlanta Falcon Jason Snelling.
The Council on Alcohol & Drugs won first place in the non-school or organization category.
Students participate in the program.
Bright Star Elementary School staff accepting their plaque.
Hambrick Elementary School accept their plaque.
McNair Discovery Learning Academy students and staff accepting their trophy for winning in the elementary school category.
The Council on Alcohol & Drugs staff Kay Manning and Greg Raduka hold up their trophy for capturing first place and being the overall winner.
Atlanta Falcon Jason Snelling gives away a personally signed football to a lucky winner.
A lucky winner holds up an autographed picture signed by Jason Snelling while Big Red looks on.
Bright Star Elementary School Chorus sings 'Drug-free Me".
Hambrick Elementary School chorus sings "Too Smart to Start".
Barber Middle School students cheer, "Whoop There It Is".
Bulloch County Pride Team performs "Marching with the Right Crowd".
Greg Raduka, Prevention Director for the Council on Alcohol & Drugs; Keisha Jones, Grants & Programs Administrative Manager with the DeKalb County Juvenile Court; and Travis Fretwell, DBHDD Assistant Director for the Division of Addictive Diseases.
Jason Snelling signs autographs for waiting students from Bright Star Elementary School.
Jason Snelling takes a moment with Barber Middle School students.