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Local students recognized in Drug Prevention Video/Poster Contest
Local students recognized in Drug Prevention Video/Poster Contest

Polk County, FL -- On Dec. 7, Sheriff Grady Judd, along with Assistant State Attorney, Brad Copley, recognized the winners of the 2011 Drug Prevention Video/Poster Contest.

At the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year, the Polk County Sheriff's Office and the State Attorney's Office (10th Judicial Circuit) sponsored a Drug Prevention Video/Poster Contest within the Polk County public, charter, and private middle/senior high schools.

The video contest rules required students in the audio visual departments of the schools to create a 25-second video containing a drug prevention message, while the poster contest required students in the art departments to create either a hand drawn or digitally created poster, also with a drug prevention message.

Photo Gallery: 2011 Drug Prevention Video/Poster Contest winners

The contest for both categories ended on Oct. 25 and judging of the submissions took place at the Sheriff's Operation Center on Nov. 8.

Judges for the entries were chosen from the law enforcement, education, and media fields.

Click here to view the students' videos.

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