Our Lady of Guadalupe is Drug Free

vlcsnap-2015-11-03-10h57m06s127As a part of the red ribbon week, the Our Lady of Guadalupe Highschool hosted its second annual anti drug campaign to sensitize students about the hazards of drugs. Evita Palma, head of the business department, is the coordinator of the drug awareness week for the students of OLOG. She gave us more details about the event.

 

Evita Palma, Coordinator: The purpose for holding the event was to be Drug Free and to stay Drug Free, and our students are well in vlcsnap-2015-11-03-10h59m17s157tune with what we’re doing. It’s a full week of activities, we started off Monday with our living rosary, followed by talent show, poster competition, and then we also had guest speakers from the National Drug abuse council and our Belmopan Police department. They also showcased their talent. The overall talent Is to be drug free. Like I mentioned, our theme this year is “Making healthy choices to create a healthy mind.”

Reporter: And this is the second time you guys are doing this?

Evita Palma, Coordinator: Yes, the second time we’ve been doing it, and so far it’s been very successful.

Reporter: Okay tell me about going through this competition and working on this project, what sort of things did you learn?

vlcsnap-2015-11-03-10h55m41s177Joana Luk, Student: We learned that some people can actually overdose themselves  and the eventually die, and they can look older, and some of them end up losing their families.vlcsnap-2015-11-03-10h59m02s18

Throughout the week, students were encouraged to build posters and create cheers as part of the fight against the abuse of drugs.

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