As a part of Red Ribbon Week the week of October 23rd – 31st, the Taney County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is pleased to sponsor a t-shirt design contest among area 5th and 6th graders for the theme, “I Show Good Character By Being Drug Free”. Each school will have a winner chosen from the posters submitted. That winner will receive a $100 gift card. The overall grand prize winner of all the schools will win a Xbox 360 and their winning design will be featured on a t-shirt that will be given to each area 5th and 6th grade student to wear during Red Ribbon Week in October.

Schools that are participating in this year’s Red Ribbon Week include:

Mark Twain
Trinity Christian Academy
Riverview Bible Baptist Christian School

If your child is a 5th or 6th grader at one of the participating schools, please feel free to contact the Taney County Prosecuting Attorney’s office at (417)546-7260 or their school to obtain an entry form and contest rules. All forms must be returned to your school representative no later than September 27, 2009.

For more information about Red Ribbon Week, please visit the following links.

DEA’s Website for Teens:

Red Ribbon Week FactSheet

Wikipedia: Red Ribbon Week