On Wednesday December 7, 2011 at the Sahuarita Intermediate School (SIS) assembly, the Green Valley Elks #2592 presented 8 students with Drug Awareness Poster Contest Awards. There were 100 posters submitted for judging. First Place medals were given to winners from each of the 8 classes plus an overall winner was chosen from each of the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classes and was awarded a Drug Awareness Basketball. The theme of the Poster contest this year was "I Choose Not to Use". There were approximately 740 students, 60 parents and 7 staff members including the Principal, Carol Roman, teachers and support staff at the assembly. Jack Ponzo (Lodge Trustee and Drug Awareness Chairman for the Lodge and Vice Chairman for the AZ So. District) and Cheryl Ponzo (Lodge Leading Knight) presented the awards. Susan Trecartin (Lodge member) represented Elroy T. Elk and Kenneth Haley (Lodge Photographer) took the picture.
Photo - Lt to Rt Rear - Priscilla Pinales, Jamie Scoggins, Elroy T. Elk (mascot for Drug Awareness), Muhamed Casorla, Sabrina Villa Front - Brandon Carpenter, Alexandria Lucio-Worden, Sabrina Villa, Hannah Lin
Article written by Cheryl Ponzo - Lodge Publicity Chairman