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A first and a last for the DARE program

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Wednesday’s DARE graduation at the Ellsworth Middle School was a milestone for lots of people.

For the 110-plus fifth graders, it represented the end of a 10-week session, in which topics such as tobacco, stress, bullying, alcohol and peer pressure were discussed.

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For their instructor, Pierce County Sheriff’s Officer Steve Albarado, after six years and 29 previous graduations, it was his final one after being promoted to jail lieutenant earlier this year.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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