District claims top honor for crime prevention skills

Feb 29, 2012

COLLEGE STATION - The Greenville ISD Campus Crime Stoppers program won first place in the Television Competition-Crime of the Week division at the 17th Annual Texas Campus Crime Stoppers Conference held February 13-15 in College Station.

Over 1,000 students and sponsors from across the state attended the event that provides both training for the students and advisors, as well a competition portion that highlights the outstanding publications in print, audio and video.

The Greenville ISD Campus Crimestoppers were represented at the conference by Jessika Wilson, Lauryn Prather, Laura Boshart, Sarah Shook, Madison Bowen, Kacie Vance, Ryan Litchfield, Hannah Bench, Hailee Tennant, Ellesia Grantham, Abigail Hooper, and Principal Bobbie Bowen. Student Resource Officers Richard Calendar and James Hamilton are the sponsors for the organization.

The Greenville ISD Campus Crimestoppers was formed in 2000 as part of Hunt County
Crimestoppers. This is the second award the program has received from the Governor’s Office.

For more information on the program, contact Officer James Hamilton or Officer Richard Calendar at the Greenville Police Department, 903-457-2625.