Guam – United States Attorney Alicia A.G. Limtiaco, announced today that after undergoing a six-week curriculum taught by Gang Resistance Education And Training (G.R.E.A.T.) officers, over 71 fifth grade students at Harry S. Truman Elementary School will be receiving their certificates of completion on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 12:30 P.M., in the school’s cafeteria.
Parents are invited and highly encouraged to attend and participate alongside our students, in the graduation. The G.R.E.A.T. Program=s primary objective is awareness and prevention of delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership. The G.R.E.A.T. lessons, aimed at elementary and middle school students, focus on providing life skills to help students avoid delinquent behavior and violence to solve problems.
Mr. Jon Fernandez, Guam Department of Education Superintendent and Santa Rita Mayor Dale Alvarez have also been invited to attend.
U.S. Attorney Limtiaco stated, AWe praise the hard work, motivation and significant accomplishments of our students in completing the G.R.E.A.T. Program, and the continued commitment and dedication of the G.R.E.A.T. instructors to our youth in taking the G.R.E.A.T. message to our schools in Guam.
Anyone interested in learning more about the program can log on to www.great-online.org.