Students in the Riverhead Central School District Peacemakers Club received a “United for Kindness” award from PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center May 22.
The award acknowledges the work that the Peacemakers of Philips Avenue and Roanoke Avenue elementary schools do in “helping to create a world without bullying” by teaching their peers about bullying prevention, as well as inspiring and empowering them to take positive action.
The Peacemakers Club is a student-led anti-bullying movement comprised of fourth graders under the direction of Shannon Kutner, an elementary school social worker in the district and board member of the Riverhead Community Awareness Program. Throughout the year, they find ways to reduce bullying in their respective schools.
Source: Riverhead Central School District Press release, dated May 28, 2019.
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