|Published: 9:18 AM, 10/28/2013
||Last updated: 9:18 AM, 10/28/2013
Author: Michael Thomason
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
October is "Bullying Prevention
Month" and Monroe County Mayor Tim Yates recently signed a
proclamation naming Oct. 30 as "Stop Bullying Day in Monroe
During the month schools have put on skits, made posters
and created a giant banner for students to sign in an effort to stop
Lacey Mason, the coordinator of the Monroe County
School System's Coordinated School Health, said some schools have
boxes where students can anonymously report bullying to the
The bull dog, Buddy Monroe, is so named because he
promotes the message to "be a buddy, not a bully."
left: Ashley Green, chairman of Coordinated School Health, Buddy
Monroe (Sharon Byers), Yates and Mason.
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