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Pinellas leadership clubs receive national recognition for creating safer and more inclusive schools and communities.

June 15, 2022

Sandy Hook Promise recognized Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Promise Clubs at Tarpon Springs Fundamental Elementary and Tyrone Middle for their outstanding work.

There were 36 award winners nationwide. Each winning club will receive recognition and $250 for their club activities. 

The Community Engagement Award went to Tarpon Springs Fundamental Elementary:

Students reached out to community members of all ages. Each student and staff member contributed to a heart-filled banner of kindness messages for the school and flowers with positive sayings, which were donated to a nearby nursing home.

Kindness banner and flowers for nursing home

The Youth Engagement Award went to Tyrone Middle School:

The SAVE Promise Club at Tyrone Middle School planned events to educate students and staff, as well as parents during school pick-up.

The SAVE Promise Club program is the student leadership initiative of Sandy Hook Promise. The clubs empower youth leaders to take an active role in increasing school safety and preventing different forms of violence in schools and communities.

See all award winners on the Sandy Hook Promise website