Capron Elementary observes Red Ribbon Week

Published 2:58 pm Thursday, November 7, 2019


Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco and other drug and violence awareness campaign observed annually in October in the United States. This began as a tribute to fallen DEA special agent Enrique Camerena in 1985. According to the United States DEA, Red Ribbon Week in the nation’s largest and longest-running drug awareness and prevention program. Above, Capron Elementary School’s students and staff wore red in observance of Red Ribbon Week under the direction of the guidance counselor, Wendi Simmons.