It's been a slow 2017 for the Students Against Drinking and Driving chapter in Morrin.
"We're promoting Occupant Restraint Month, but we're kind of in a transition because we've been told we're not allowed to do the checkstops we've been doing," stated Katie Suntjens with the Morrin SADD chapter.
Suntjents added that the chapter is looking for new and creative ways to get their information out there like targeting parents.
"We're looking at a few smaller things and gearing up for our end of the year summer send off barbecue that we do in June for the whole school."
This year, the Morrin SADD chapter has more students participating then it ever has.
"I have 40 students, so for Morrin it's 63 per cent of our junior (and) senior high," Suntjens noted. "When SADD Alberta had their conference in Drumheller in November, they said we we're one of the largest groups in Alberta. Go Morrin!"
Suntjens, and the senior high students, are finding they have more Grade 7 students joining each year.
"Because it's been going on for so many years now that once they hit Grade 7, they're ready to join the older kids. They have the opportunity to work with the older kids on some of the other activities we do, whether its decorating the liquor bags at Christmas time or decorating cards to give to drivers when we did our checkstops."
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