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Kenwood High School’s JROTC Cadets Focus on Domestic Violence Awareness

Posted By News Staff On Saturday, November 5, 2016 @ 8:00 pm In Education | No Comments

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSClarksville, TN – When school started in August 2016, Kenwood High School’s JROTC cadets began their learning project which focused on Domestic Violence Awareness Advocacy.

(From left to Right) Montgomery County Sheriff Deputy Peggy Macias, SafeHouse representative Diane Herndon, JROTC Cadet Lt. Col. Kelsey Thornton (Battalion Commander), JROTC Cadet Major Aaron Rice (Executive Officer) and JROTC instructor Edward Coleman (CW3 Retired).

(From left to Right) Montgomery County Sheriff Deputy Peggy Macias, SafeHouse representative Diane Herndon, JROTC Cadet Lt. Col. Kelsey Thornton (Battalion Commander), JROTC Cadet Major Aaron Rice (Executive Officer) and JROTC instructor Edward Coleman (CW3 Retired).

Since then, they have completed a comprehensive undertaking which included: completing classes on anger management and violence prevention; coordinating a community walk involving 600 students to raise awareness and money; presenting programs on domestic violence prevention; creating and distributing hotline pamphlets; creating advocacy posters and participating in cleaning up a garden at the school, dedicated to the late Pam Herring (Cooper), who was an assistant principal at Kenwood when she was the victim of domestic violence in 2007.

The students exceeded their money-raising goal and this week presented a $700.00 check to SafeHouse.


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