Battle Ground, Ind. (WLFI) - Children throughout Tippecanoe County are learning to say no to drugs with this week's Red Ribbon Week events. The Tippecanoe County Drug Free Coalition hosted a breakfast to encourage kids to say no to drugs today.
Purdue football coach Darrell Hazell and Purdue men's basketball coach Matt Painter were in attendance. They spoke to the crowd about what they tell their players to do when confronted with peer pressure.
Elementary student Raelle Vandivier said it's important to speak up.
"If anybody asked me if I wanted a drink of something, I would say no. If they ask me repeatedly, I would walk home and tell my mom." said Vandivier.
Several kids earned awards for designing bookmarks with drug free themes. The winners got to take a picture with the Purdue coaches. To find more Red Ribbon Week events, click here.
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