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Parkwood High School TRU Club Activity
Parkwood High TRU club has an important message for their school community - Be Tobacco Free! Stay TRU. On Wednesday, April 14, club members crafted the message using cups inserted into the athletic complex fence. This important message can be clearly seen by all middle and high school traffic.
TRU stands for Tobacco Reality Unfiltered, North Carolina's teen tobacco prevention movement. Teens in TRU club educate their peers about the dangers of tobacco use and the benefits of a tobacco free lifestyle. Club members plan and carry out school-based promotions throughout the year to spread their positive message. The club offers excellent opportunity for students to gain experience in leadership, peer education and advocacy.
Written by: Kim Bayha
Posted: Apr 15, 2010 by Kim Bayha