Paint Valley ADAMH has announced the winners of this year's "Write in Red" Red Ribbon Week Essay Contest. The annual competition takes place during Red Ribbon Week in late October and encourages students to live a drug-free lifestyle. It’s open to all middle and high school aged students.
One student from each of the five counties within Paint Valley ADAMH’s service district were selected to receive a $500 college scholarship. The five winners this year are:
- Washington CH High School’s Joycelyn Trimmer
- Fairfield Middle School’s Neveah Durham-Tate
- Eastern Pike High School’s Booklyn Exline
- Chillicothe High School’s Avery Brown.
- Anonymous Westfall student.
Twenty other students from Ross, Pike, Pickaway, Highland and Fayette counties were selected to receive a prize of $100 for their Red Ribbon Essays.
- Hallie Sword – Miami Trace Middle
- Ailean Duffie – Fairfield High
- Olivia Stegbauer – Greenfield High
- Sara Newsome – Hillsboro High
- Molly Smith – Hillsboro Middle
- Qyearstan Pugh – Whiteoak High
- Amara Bishop – Whiteoak Middle
- Dalyn Exline – Eastern Pike Middle
- Olivia Cornwell – Piketon High
- Rymond Stapleton – Piketon Middle
- Isabella Newsom – Waverly High
- Gracie Satterfield – Western Pike High
- Haley Cress – Western Pike Middle
- Harley Brill – Adena High
- Katelyn Ramsey – Adena Middle
- Siri Lincke – Chillicothe Middle
- Anna Marie Neufarth – Huntington High
- Sarah Lute – Huntington Middle
- Alexis Bailes – Southeastern High
- Jozie Zickafoose – Unioto Middle