Quitman resident, Madison Stringer, has been selected as the Northwest District of Louisiana winner of the 2021 D.A.R.E. Essay contest. The daughter of Josh and Kasey Stringer and grand daughter of Sonya Andrews and Steve Stringer and Carl and Penny Morris is a 7th grader at Cedar Creek High School in Ruston.
Stringer wrote about the knowledge that she gained from the D.A.R.E. program which was selected as the overall winner for Lincoln Parish. The essay then advanced to compete with schools from Caddo, Bossier, DeSoto, Natchitoches, Sabine, Bienville, Lincoln, Claiborne, Webster and Red River Parishes. Shown with Stringer in photo is Deputy Byron Feduccia who is the School Resource Officer and D.A.R.E. instructor for Cedar Creek.
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