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Friday, October 24, 2014

Youth Character Award

Students rise above the odds to be successful

Temika Woods of Oxford High School and Orianna Shaw, of Lafayette Middle School are both examples of how young people can overcome hardships with a positive attitude and staying focused. The two girls were recent recipients of the Youth Character Awards presented by the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officers Association. (January 21, 2013, Page 3)

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    Grandparents play important role in youths’ lives

    Life hasn’t been easy for 15-year-old Desirae Gladney and 13-year-old Jacob McBride, but the two students haven’t let that stop them from overcoming obstacles. The two were awarded the Youth Character Award Tuesday night from the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officers Association. (February 9, 2012, Page 1)

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      Local youth honored for strong character

      Two local teens were awarded Youth Character Awards during the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officers Association’s annual awards banquet last night at the National Guard Armory. Receiving the awards were Mikayla Patterson, 13, and eighth-grader and Lafayette Middle School and Robert Liggins, 17, a junior at Oxford High School. (January 26, 2011, Page 2)

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