CCSO holds C.H.A.M.P.S. graduation

The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Held Their Annual Champs Graduation At Crisp County Middle School Friday. Choosing Healthy Activities And Methods Promoting Safety Is What Champs Is All About.

Implemented By The Georgia Sheriff’s Association In 2003 It Is Designed To Proactively Provide Georgia’s Youth With The Knowledge And Skills To Make Healthy And Safe Life Decisions.

Fifth Graders From Crisp County Elementary School Graduated From The Program Friday With A Special Ceremony In The Crisp County Middle School Auditorium.

Sheriff Billy Hancock Introduced Pastor Lilly Weaver As The Guest Speaker. She Encouraged Young People To Make Good Choices.

“I Have Looked Up An Acronym For The Word Choice. The First Letter C Is Choosing. The Second Letter H Is Help The Letter O Is Others The Letter I In The Other Letter C Community And E Environment. Can We Put Them Together Choosing To Help Others In Our Community And Environment.”

Champs Graduates Received A Certificate. Winners Of The Poster And Essay Contests From Each Classroom Were Awarded Medals For Their Efforts. A Star Student Was Also Chosen From Each Classroom And Those Students Received A Stuffed Champs Mascot.

Star students were; Isabella Morrow, Phylicia Troup, A’kenden West, Angelina De Leon Morales, Libby Manders, Abby Napier, Lilly Young, Tori Dickerson, Mollee Carter, Mariah Johnson, Joanna Diaz, Javion Battle, Terry Anderson, I’Layssia Brown, Luis De Leon Morales and Jennifer Liu.

Those students winning the essay contest in their respective classrooms were; Michael Hyatt, James Grant, Jamirah Lowe, Krista Tukes, Landon Cobb, Linda Funes-Perez, Tremiya Jones, Lilly Bagwell, Kaitlyn Henderson, Jada King, Angelina Martinez, Annaleigh Green, Louis De Leon Morales, Shanaliah Robinson, and Colton Morris.

Poster winners in each classroom were; Layla Brown, Roniah Lester, Trisdon Manders, Adrian Mays, Peyton Bennett, Kendall Hamilton, Austin Rimes, Joshua Oliver, Belle McNulty, Kayla Gomez, Landon Register, Hamaria Simmons, and Sara Grace Rischar.

Sheriff Billy Hancock said he is thankful for each parent, grandparent, and community leader that attended the ceremony.

“A special thanks goes out to the Crisp County Board of Education and the staff at Crisp County Elementary School for allowing us to interrupt the normal schedule for twelve weeks to instruct the program,” he said.