E.S. Richardson Elementary School had 234 fifth grade students complete D.A.R.E.’s 10-week drug education course. (RIGHT) The students attended a graduation event at the Minden Civic Center Tuesday, presented by Minden Police Officer Tina Douglas. (ABOVE) D.A.R.E. essay contest winners were Carter Hodges, Taleiah Webb, Jaydee Tuttle, Clayton Towns, Tramesia Williams, and Mikey Shepherd. The 2019 D.A.R.E. Student of the Year is Kennedy Burns.