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Louisiana Student To Receive National Student Hero Award


23 September 2023

The Uvalde Foundation For Kids


OUACHITA PARISH (LA) — The Uvalde Foundation For Kids, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to ending school violence, announced Saturday morning that it will be recognizing Ouachita Parish student, Aubrey L. Griffin, with its National Student HERO AWARD. Aubrey, an Ouachita Parish school student, learned of a possible threat at her school on September 12, 2023.

According to the foundation's release; the awarded student helped prevent a serious school incident by reporting a potentia) threat to her school authorities.

Founder of the Uvalde Foundation For Kids, Daniel Chapin noted in the release that, "This student who helped extinguish a possible threat to fellow students, represents the reality of how the climate of violence plaguing our nations schools & threatening student lives can come to an end - Not through gun control or more safety planning meetings; but rather through alert, caring students such as this young lady who refuse to stand by when a potential threat stands against her peers"

The foundation also noted that the student joins another student, Casey Orloski, out of Ohio recently granted the award after reporting a bullet in his schools bathroom which later proved as part of a school shooting threat against students. Foundation officials say they will be requesting the Ouachita Parish Sheriffs Office to present the honor to the student.


The Uvalde Foundation For Kids

888 685 8464



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