#StayHealthy Essay Contest Winners Announced

MATFORCE's #StayHealthy Essay Contest is an annual event held to raise awareness among youth about the risks of drug and alcohol abuse. Students throughout Yavapai County participated in the inaugural contest.

First through Third Place Winners are:

  • Samantha Sharpe, Age 17, Camp Verde High School - 1st Place Winner
  • Arianna Rache, Age 15, Camp Verde High School - 2nd Place Winner
  • Hope Wells, Age 14, Bradshaw Mountain High School - 3rd Place Winner

Honorable Mentions include:

  • Jacob Kendall, Age 17, Tri-City Prep, Prescott
  • Delainey Kesler, Age 14, Camp Verde High School, Camp Verde
  • Alice Johnson, Age 16, Prescott High School, Prescott
  • Lesly Castillo, Age 16, Bradshaw Mountain High School, Prescott Valley
  • Rachel Gosielewski, Age 15, Camp Verde High School, Camp Verde
  • Heath Lawton, Age 15, Camp Verde High School, Camp Verde
  • Jonathan Adame, Age 18, Camp Verde High School, Camp Verde
  • Abigail Booth, Age 15, Mingus Union High School, Cottonwood
  • Cassiday Leo, Age 17, Tri-City Prep, Prescott
  • Bianca Cline, Age 15, Camp Verde High School, Camp Verde
  • Abby Nelson, Age 15, Trinity Christian School, Prescott

 Youth Poster Contest Winners Announced

MATFORCE's Youth Poster Contest is an annual event held to raise awareness among youth about the risks of drug and alcohol abuse. The grand prize winning posters will be featured on MATFORCE substance abuse awareness materials throughout 2019.

Hundreds of students throughout Yavapai County participated in the contest. The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office assists in promoting this contest each year.  

 

Grand Prize Winners are:

  • Hailey Allred, Age 9, Acorn Montessori School - K-6th Grade
  • Logan Pratt, Age 18, Camp Verde High School - 7th-12th Grade

 

 

Age Category Winners are:

  • Kendyll Procunier, United Christian School - Age 5/6 Category Winner
  • Carmen Cox, Age 8, Granville Elementary School - Age 7/8 Category Winner
  • Amelia Stoddard, Age 9, Granville Elementary School - Age 9/10 Category Winner
  • Monyka Hernandez & Jocelyn Sellars, Age 12, Oak Creek School - Age 11/12 Category Winner
  • Nina Compton, Age 13, Franklin Phonetic School - Age 13/14 Category Winner
  • Anjanette Logan, Age 16, Camp Verde High School - Age 15/16 Category Winner
  • Makenna Farrell, Age 18, Bradshaw Mountain High School - Age 17/18 Category Winner
 

View 2019 Youth Poster Contest Winners

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View 2017 Youth Poster Contest Winners
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View 2014 Youth Poster Contest Winners

 Yavapai County Youth Council

Join a youth group that is making a difference in their community!

The Yavapai County Youth Council is looking for students in 8th – 12th grade to participate in a youth-led group.

We want your input!

Have fun participating in

  • anti-substance abuse campaigns
  • media commercials
  • community events
  • youth leadership training
  • and more!

Earn scholarships and service hours based on participation.

Join YC2 today!

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Resources

Above the Influence AboveTheInfluence.com
The Science Behind Drug Abuse teens.drugabuse.gov
Something Better ItMattersArizona.org
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MATFORCE Speakers Bureau Bob McBride and Maggie with message “Drugs are For Dummies.”
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Teen Resources

Past “Stand With Me, Be Drug Free” Youth Video Contests

Watch these winning videos to learn the many ways youth are speaking out against drug and alcohol abuse and choosing to live healthier lives.

Playlist for 2018 Video Contest winners Playlist for 2013 Video Contest winners
Playlist for 2016 Video Contest winners Playlist for 2012 Video Contest winners
Playlist for 2015 Video Contest winners Playlist for 2011 Video Contest winners
Playlist for 2014 Video Contest winners Playlist for 2010 Video Contest winners






 


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