Like Mothers Against Drunk Driving, SADD is doing what they can to deter the impact brought on by drinking and driving.
SADD stands for Students Against Drunk Driving Association of Alberta.
In December of 2017, the elementary school in Morrin participated in a campaign in conjunction with the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission(AGLC). The campaign seen students write, draw and color on liquor bags in the One Million Liquor Bags Campaign.
"We were actually contacted by SADD Alberta. They were looking for a SADD chapter that they knew were active," said REACH Wellness Worker at Morrin School, Katie Suntjens. "There is lots of us around the province but came to us because they knew we'd be into it. I took it to the kids and they said, 'Yes, make it happen!".
The one million Liqour bag campaign is a chance for students to also get creative and relay their true feelings about drinking and driving through the artistic pieces that are drawn on these bags. This years winner was a local in Taber, AB named Portia Miller.
"It was nice to be apart of something that they (the AGLC) are going to use to promote the program throughout the province," she continued. "This tries to encourage more people to try and decorate the bags and get involved in SADD. It's pretty cool because...It's Morrin!"
In a video the AGLC put together, three students from Morrin School were featured giving there opinions and idea to the campaign throughout the holiday season. One was a grade four student and two were SADD members in grade 12.
"The video that they(the ALGC) shared was the six minute long video. They also made shorter promotional snippets out of that one," Suntjens concluded. "I think they'll probably use for next years campaign."