LCTI is celebrating Red Ribbon Week

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. | Lehigh Career & Technical Institute is celebrating Red Ribbon Week 2019 with Spirit Days, daily prize drawings and a door decorating contest. 

The Red Ribbon Campaign is America’s oldest and largest drug prevention program and Red Ribbon Week is a great way for communities to unite and take a visible stand against drugs. This year’s theme is “Send a message. Stay drug free.”

Red Ribbon Week runs Oct. 23-31, but LCTI is celebrating it Oct. 21-25. Students from the school’s Marketing & Business Education program planned all of the week’s activities.

Four groups of  three students presented their Red Ribbon Week ideas to a panel of school staff members who served as judges. Based on the strength of their ideas and presentation, the following group of students were chosen to serve as project managers: Marilyn Arzate, Jeremy Bautista and Katlyn Bilder.

Congratulations, Marilyn, Jeremy and Katlyn! 

Spirit Days

Monday, Oct. 21

Go team! Students and staff are encouraged to wear their favorite sports team or college apparel.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Get groovy! Students and staff are encouraged to wear tie-dyed clothing.

Wednesday, Oct. 23

Rock your red! Students and staff are encouraged to wear head-to-toe red.

Thursday, Oct. 24

Twin for the win! Students and staff are encouraged to dress identically to a friend or colleague.

Friday, Oct. 25

Take a selfie! Students and staff are encouraged o dress up as their favorite Snapchat filter.

Prize Drawings

Students who dress up for Spirit Days should stop by the Main Office Lobby or the Large Cafeteria for a free entry in the prize drawings scheduled each day of Red Ribbon Week. Students earn a drawing entry every day they dress up. Prizes include LCTI apparel, school supplies and more!

Door Decorating Contest

Students from all of LCTI’s career and technical education programs and Academic Center courses are encouraged to decorate their classroom doors for the contest. The door decorations should reflect this year’s Red Ribbon Week theme. The contest winners get a classroom celebration.

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