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State Honoree

Patricia "Peachy" Myers

Missouri

Patricia "Peachy" Myers, Rolla High School, was recognized for her "Trip on This" drug and alcohol abuse prevention campaign. She has raised funds for her project, organized special events, and helped establish her school's District Drug and Alcohol Awareness Committee. Patricia sees adolescent substance abuse as a problem facing the entire community and tries to involve local businesses and community organizations, as well as students.