Students pledge to be drug-free during ‘We Are Hope’ campaign

(Times-News, April 6) North Carolina Principal Kent Parent challenged his students at Balfour Education Center to stop using drugs for one week.

“One week, one week only, I want you to experience life without any kind of substance abuse; one week,” Parent said. “And then after that week you make a decision how life ends.”

The school is joining local high schools and middle schools across the county this week in taking a stand against substance abuse as part of the “We Are Hope” campaign sponsored by Hope Rx. Read more.