Organization gains national recognition for advocacy work within community

A mother and a child walk through Sue Haswell Park near Downtown Bryan one Saturday morning in late fall. As they cross the grass, they see a group of teenagers with trash bags picking up cigarette butts from the ground. The students are with the Vikings Kick Out Tobacco group and work within the community to increase awareness about tobacco prevention.

Tobacco awareness activities to be hosted by VKOT

May 18 – 19: Pledge Day Students will have the opportunity to sign a pledge to be “tobacco free”. All students who sign the pledge will receive a tobacco free lanyard & ribbon to wear. These students will also have their names placed in a drawing for prizes. If a student’s name is selected, VKOT […]

Vikings raise awareness about dangers of tobacco through organization

The student group Vikings Kicking Out Tobacco (VKOT) formed during the spring semester of the 2013-2014 school year through the leadership efforts of junior Cecil Banks.The club has continued to grow this year as six more students were chosen for the state tobacco awareness campaign.