The VCLSD “Driven to Succeed” Drug Prevention Program is being sponsored by the Vinton County Prosecutor’s Office, Vinton County Sheriff’s Office, and Mark Porter Automotive Group. This program begins October 1st and provides an opportunity for a Vinton County senior to win a brand new 2018 Ford Fiesta, and many other students the change to win one of many other prizes. Vinton County Prosecuting Attorney, Trecia Kimes Brown, visited VCHS this morning and presented criteria for program eligibility, as follows:
1) Students and parents must sign the permission forms
2) Students must stay drug free and pass three random drug screening during the school year
3) Students must maintain a minimum of 1.75 cumulative GPA each nine weeks
4) Students must have no more than 3 unexcused absences during the program
5) Students must participate in the educational course, which will be offered during the school day
6) Students must complete 27 hours of documented community service during the program, or write three, 3-page papers due the 15th of November, February, and April
There are several tiers of prizes that can be won, even if all components of the program are not met.This proactive partnering sends a positive message to our students and our community! The car will be showcased during different dates/activities throughout the school year. The winner will be drawn and the car and other prizes will be awarded in May.