|Published: 12:00 PM, 05/08/2013
||Last updated: 12:00 PM, 05/08/2013
Author: Jessica Cross
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
"Choose the harder right over the
When surrounded by peers in high
school, sometimes it's hard to go against the flow, to be an unsung
hero, to be one of the good guys.
But Sequoyah High School is applauding
students who have the courage to defend a classmate, return something
to its rightful owner, or be proactive and lend a helping hand.
"In the past, we at Sequoyah High
School have had the privilege to see or hear about students who when
faced with tough situations, step up and intervene on the side of
right," said School Resource Officer David Kirkland.
For the second year in a row, a few of
those 'good guys' and a classy girl were recognized during the
school's annual Awards Day. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office, along
with the administration at Sequoyah High School, chose five students
as recipients of the award for the 2012-2013 school year.
"We want to recognize these students
for stepping up and being what we are calling 'one of the good
guys,'" said Kirkland.
See full story in the Wednesday, May 8, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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