|Winnebago County Sheriff's OfficeNews Media Release
|| News Release Number2008-010
| Information: Illinois Teenage Institute on Substance Abuse
| Date: MARCH 18, 2008
|| Time: 11:00 a.m.
|| Page 1 of 1
Narrative: Sheriff Richard A. Meyers of Winnebago County announced today that the Illinois Sheriff=s Association is extremely proud to once again be named as a principal sponsor for the annual Illinois Teenage Institute on Substance Abuse. Monmouth College will host this program. The dates are as follows: July 13-17, 2008. The Illinois Teenage Institute is open to anyone who meets the following qualifications: ! A freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior in the 2008-2009 school year and under 18 years of age.! Willing to attend the entire Institute! Willing to serve as a youth leader and prevention resource in his or her school, neighborhood or community! Responsible! Positive and flexible There will be 60 scholarships issued statewide. These scholarships will be accepted only on a first come, first serve basis. As a participant the following will be furnished: tuition, lodging, t-shirt, workshop materials, recreation and meals. Transportation will not be included.The Illinois Teenage Institute is not a treatment program; it is a prevention program. Any student who wishes to attend please contact the Winnebago County Sheriff=s Office at (815) 319-6000 for an application.