February’s High Country Heroes

Summit Daily News

Q: Please explain your work toward community integration?

A: In light of the Bullying Prevention Initiative taking place at Summit Middle School, students, teachers and local non-profits worked together to address issues and challenges regarding racism and bullying in the schools. The group initially focused on identifying their own biases, beliefs and behaviors related to these issues and then researched and discussed ways to overcome any prejudice they identified. Strategies and tools to distinguish and prevent racism and bullying in the future have been presented to the female seventh grade class, the school board, and the community….

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