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Sunday, January 14, 2014

Tobacco Free Education Program

Tar Wars is a tobacco-free education program for 5th graders. The program is owned & operated by the American & Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP & TAFP) is implemented in classrooms across the U.S. and abroad by committed volunteers’ presenters such as family physicians, health care professionals and community leaders.

At this time, Tar Wars is the only youth tobacco education program offered by a medical specialty organization in the U.S.

Since its inception in 1988, Tar Wars has touched the lives of more than 8 million children worldwide. Locally, Coordinated School Health Director Derese Methvin oversees the tobacco-free education program for all 5th grade students in Lawrence County.

The poster contest is designed to reaffirm the Tar Wars message learned during the classroom presentation.

The following students were presented monetary awards from Crockett Hospital on Monday, December 19, 2012.

1st place $200.00 – South Lawrence – Chloe Killen

2nd place $100.00 – Ingram Sowell - Isaac Blanton

3rd place $50.00 - Ingram Sowell –Kaylee Stagner

These posters & all other 1st place winners from each Lawrence County School will compete for the Tennessee State Poster Contest Winner on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Cool Springs, Franklin, Tn.

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