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Three Madison teens win national award from DEA, $10,000 for PSA about opioids

MADISON >> The pictures capturing the memories of two brothers on the cork board are taken down almost as quickly as they appeared, until all that was left was a prescription for oxycodone.

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Discovery Education and the Drug Enforcement Administration Name Madison, CT Teens Grand Prize $10,000 Winners of Operation Prevention Video Challenge PSA Communicating the Dangers of Opioid Misuse

Madison, CT teens also received the People’s Choice Award and earned an exclusive tour of DEA Training in Quantico, Virginia Washington, D.C. and Silver Spring, MD (May 24, 2017) – Three Madison, CT high school students have a grand-prize winning video message for their teen peers about how not to let your life get “swallowed […]

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Madison students take top honors in contest tackling opioid epidemic – WTNH

MADISON, Conn. (WTNH) — There was a surprise celebration at the Daniel Hand High School morning assembly, as students learned that out of 500 videos, three Madison students took first place in the first-ever Operation Prevention Video Challenge put on by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Discovery Education.

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Teens Called on to Tackle Opioid Crisis Through Nationwide Peer-to-Peer Video Competition

The Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education Invite Teens to Create Original Public Service Announcements on the Dangers of Opioid Misuse for Chance to Win up to a $10,000 Scholarship and Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the DEA Training Academy at Quantico

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The DEA Experience

On October 8th, 2015, the DEA Educational Foundation held an event at the Jonathan Beach Club, Santa Monica, CA called “The DEA Experience”. The event was co-hosted by Jackie and Joshua Pack and EJ and Gregory Milken. To kick off the event, local third grader, Campbell Ferrier, sang the national anthem with the Los Angeles […]

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MailOnline: Where’s Hank? Betsy Brandt joins Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan as show is honoured at DEA gala

A large portion of smash hit show Breaking Bad focused on the struggle between Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and his brother-in-law Hank Schrader (Dean Norris). Hank, a DEA officer, was trying to track down notorious meth kingpin Heisenberg, unaware that the drug manufacturer was a member of his own family. And the Drug Enforcement Administration […]

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DEA Educational Foundation Honors Creative Team Behind Breaking Bad

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Jim McGivney, 703-946-0463 Los Angeles, CA (November 19, 2014) – It has been called one of the best television shows ever. The DEA Educational Foundation considers it a five-year long public service announcement on the dangers of meth and the violence of meth trafficking. The Board of […]

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