March 31, 2014 | North America: Montana

Victor student discuss respect at assembly

By LeAnn Dolly-Powell

Athlete and State YAC member Chris Clare.

At Victor schools in Montana, respect is a part of the culture that is set everyday by administrators, teachers, students, and community members. On March 27, 2014 the entire school (K-12) to pledge to end the use of the r-word and replace it with respect. Student leaders and State YAC members Jon Wilson and Chris Clare led the charge! It was a powerful day with a powerful message. Clare said it very clearly, "The R-word destroys someone's confidence and makes them feel small." Read more at the link below to an article written by Ravalli Republic Newspaper reporter Michelle McConnaha.

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