Azalea Middle and Kalmiopsis Elementary school students recently recognized the 25th Annual Red Ribbon Week.
Beverly Lyell, Emblem Club 265 drug awareness chairwoman, holds proclamation while flanked by Brookings-Harbor High School students Jessica Yock, Freshman Class president, left, and Hannah Goergen, Freshman Class secretary. Submitted photo
Red Ribbon Week is an annual event to honor Drug Enforcement
Administration agent Enrique Camarena, who was murdered in 1985, and to
inform children of the dangers of drug, alcohol and tobacco use.
“Red Ribbon week is a time to remember those who have given
everything in the fight against dangerous drugs,” DEA acting
administrator Michele Leonhart said. “We wear the red ribbon in tribute
to their courage, and to ensure that their sacrifice was not made in