Red Ribbon Week at
Sloan-Hendrix included many
activities all encouraging a drug
free and safe lifestyle.  Red
Ribbon Week is coordinated
at Sloan-Hendrix by GMAD
(Greyhounds Making A
Difference).  School Resource
Officer Shawn Johnson is the
sponsor of GMAD.


Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country.  It serves as a vehicle for communities and individuals to take a stand for the hopes and dreams of our children through a commitment to drug prevention and education and a personal commitment to live drug free lives with the ultimate goal being the creation of a drug free America. And, perhaps more importantly, Red Ribbon Week commemorates the ultimate sacrifice made by DEA Special Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena, who died at the hands of drug traffikers in Mexico while fighting the battle against illegal drugs to keep our country and children safe.

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