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Mobile Anti-Drug Unit helps educate students

WCMS students learn about drugs on the Mobile Drug Unit

Trooper Scotty Pennington from State Police post 11 talked with Wayne County Middle School students about destructive decisions. He talked about the importance of remaining drug free and making wise decisions because those decisions can impact the plans they have for their future. Students were able to tour the educational Mobile Substance Use Unit to learn about different types of drugs and the impact they may have on them. The event was a partnership between the Kentucky State Police and WCMS Youth Service Center. 

Trooper talks to students about drug overdose

Trooper Scotty Pennington talks to all of the Wayne County Middle School students about how destructive drugs can be during an assembly.

Trooper and students outside the unit

Students were able to tour the Mobile Substance Use Unit to learn about different types of drugs and the impact they may have on them. Trooper Pennington told students what to expect before entering the mobile drug unit as they rotated through. 

Trooper with students inside the unit

Trooper with students looking around inside the mobile anti-drug unit during the school day. 

Riley Kelsay helps oversee the mobile drug unit

21st Century worker Riley Kelsay gave tours of the mobile anti-drug unit after school, so additional students attending the after school program could check out the interactive displays.

8th grader Morgan Leventon touched the past button to learn about overdoses covering the Kentucky counties

Morgan Leverton touched the post button and learned that the stats showed 84 overdoses covering the 7 counties which includes Wayne County.

Jeremiah Reeves checks out video in the unit

21st Century Minecraft Educational student Jeremiah Reeves checked out a video inside the unit that caught his attention.





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