2023 Scholarship Contest

Over 100 members entered the 2023 Essay Scholarship Contest, answering the following question:

How has Drug Free Clubs of America affected or changed your:

  1. Family
  2. School
  3. Community
  4. Friends and yourself

 – OR – (for multi-year members only):

How do you view the club differently from the beginning to now?

We would like to congratulate the following students on their placements in the 2023 Drug Free Clubs of America Scholarship Contest!

Winner – Rachelle P.., McClain High School

Runner Up – Chloe H., Wheeling Park High School

Finalist – Tyra A., Auburn Career Center

Finalist – Camden C., Ludlow High School

Finalist – Sarah S., Beechwood High School

Finalist – Tori T., South Gallia High School

Semi Finalist – Clara H., Notre Dame Academy

Semi Finalist – Rachel H., Conner High School

Semi Finalist – Landyn H., Dayton High School

Semi Finalist – Jordan R., Buckeye Hills Career Center

We would like to extend a grateful “Thank You” to the judges who helped choose this year’s winners:

Chris Brown, Friend of DFCA

Grace Brunsman, Medicount Management

Scott Burns, Friend of DFCA

Duane Caneva, M.D., Adjunct Faculty, Disaster Medicine Fellowship Program, BIDMC, Harvard

Gregory Ciottone, M.D., FACEP, FFSEM

Ron Cuff, SafeLaunch Parent Alliance

Rob Darling, M.D., FACEP Founder, Chief Medical Officer, Patronus Medical

Erin Eiser, Friend of DFCA

David Ferguson, Three 30 Group

Ralph Ferguson, Friend of DFCA

Glenn Goodpaster, Medicount Management

Kevin Holton, Hopewell Health Centers

Lorrie Johnson, Safe Launch Parent Alliance

Larry Kenemore, Rotary Action Group for Addiction Prevention

Mary Beth King, Friend of DFCA

Kelly Lawrence and Team, President/CEO, Public Safety Innovations

David Macke, Data Bloom

Andrew McGowan, Friend of DFCA

Maureen McGowan, Friend of DFCA

Heather McKamey, Friend of DFCA

Mark McKamey, Friend of DFCA

Daniel P. Meloy, Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety (Ret.), O2SL and QRT National, Director of Operations

Alexander Milleman, Three 30 Group

Don Newcomb, Friend of DFCA

Joe Newcomb, President, Drug Free Clubs of America Board of Directors

Joey Newcomb, Medicount Management, Drug Free Clubs of America Board of Directors

Don Newcomb, Friend of DFCA

Steve Passik, Vice President, Scientific Affairs and Head Clinical Data Programs, Millenium Health

Randy Poe, Ed. D., Executive Director, Northern Kentucky Education Council

James Rauh, Founder, Families Against Fentynl, In Memory of Thomas Rauh

Nancy Reisz, President, Success Catalyst

Janet Rowse, SafeLaunch Parent Alliance

Trisha Schwab, Friend of SafeWatch

Kyle Stevens, Drug Free Clubs of America Board of Directors