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5th Grade CHAMPS Graduation

C.H.A.M.P.S. is a twelve-week program that targets fifth graders. The program was designed by the Georgia Sheriff’s Association and stands for Choosing Healthily Activities and Methods Promoting Safety. C.H.A.M.P.S. promotes child participation in health activities that are drug and alcohol-free, non-violent, and promote safety.
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5th Grade CHAMPS Graduation

CHAMPS Graduation was held at BES on Friday April 15, 2022. We appreciate our School Resourse Officer, Bill Woolridge, very much for fasciliating this program for us. The flexible, twelve-week program includes a weekly hour-long lesson from a  C.H.A.M.P.S. Certified Deputy Sheriff.   Subject matter includes:
  • Internet Safety
  • Bullying (Gangs, Violence, Peer Pressure, Choices, and Consequences)
  • Alcohol
  • Drugs (Marijuana, Methamphetamine, Cocaine, and Prescription Drug Abuse)
  • Outdoor Activities (ATV Safety, Fishing, Hunting and Firearm Safety)
  • C.H.A.M.P.S. Project (Essay / Poster Contest)

Congratulations to Keagan Vickers, our 2022 Star Student for outstanding performance in all areas to include classroom participation, completing all tasks in their work book, engaged in group discussions, and involvement.

Other Top Performers were:  

Levi Elston

Gracie McMillan

CHAMPS Collage Poster Winners:   

1st Place Winner – $50 Gift Card

Mason Stone

2nd Place Winner – $25 Gift Card 

Hayden Coghill

3rd Place Winner – $15 Gift Card

Gabby Rodriguez

We also appreciate the support form our sponsors, partners, and special guests!
Lunch Provided by…
Sheriff Ray Paulk
Oasis – Commissary Provider
Alapaha Judicial System
Nashville Food Lion
Special Guests:
Dick Perryman-Superior Court Judge
Chase Studstill- District Attorney
Clay Tomlinson- Chief Judge of the Superior
Pixie Harrod- County Commisioner
Many others from the Georgia State Patrol, Berrien County Sheriff's Department, Department of Natural Resources. We thank everyone who came to support our CHAMPS Program and our students.