High school role model appreciation

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OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) — Annually, D.A.R.E. officers with both the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office and Oshkosh Police Department reach approximately 1,500 elementary and middel school students through the D.A.R.E. cirriculum. 

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office along with the Oshkosh Police Department and the Winnebago County D.A.R.E. Board will be hosting High School Role Model Appreciation Night at the JP Coughlin Center; located at 626 E. County Road Y, Oshkosh, WI 54901. The event will take place Wednesday May 15, 2019 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.

In 2019, there were approximately 100 High School Role Models that have participated in the Role Model Program that will be honored for their positive impact not only within their school 
districts, but community as well.

The evening will begin with a dinner social from 6:00 – 7:00pm, followed by an awards ceremony and the presentation of the 2019 DARE Scholarship winner. 

The keynote speaker for the evening will be former NFL player and coach and founder of “My Brothers Keeper”, Harry Sydney. Harry played and coached for 16 NFL seasons with the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers, however, after his NFL days has impacted the lives of many boys and men throughout the Green Bay and Fox Valley area by teaching them about respect, integrity, responsibility and goal setting.

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