2013 RESPECT Program, Estancia High School

2013 RESPECT Program, Estancia High School

Real-life Education for Self Protection Empowering College-bound Teens

Mission Statement

The mission of the RESPECT Program is to provide real-life education and training for young adults who are preparing to leave small, rural communities to attend college or work in an urban environment.  Our goal is to empower them to make well-informed decisions to avoid dangerous, life-changing pitfalls or when faced with at-risk behaviors.

**Partnering with Torrance County Drug Free Communities

 

Schedule of Events

Monday, March 18 (Boys-morning at Edge on Fitness, afternoon at EHS; Girls-all day at EHS)

  • Senior Boys (morning):  Self-defense Training by Art & Justin Archuleta, Edge on Fitness
  • Senior Girls (morning):  Self-defense Training by Ike Ensey, Senior Investigator, 7th Judicial DA’s Office
      • Assisted by: Officer Tarrell Smith, Estancia PD
      • SSG Schirmer, US Army
      • SGT Rinaldi, US Army
      • SGT Aragon, US Army
  • Senior Boys & Girls (afternoon):  Brainstorm by Michael Barker, Teen Court Coordinator

    

Tuesday, March 19 (Boys-morning at District Court, afternoon at EHS; Girls-all day at EHS)

  • Senior Boys (morning):  Mock DWI Arrest & Hearings  
      • Participants: 
        • Steve Jones, Magistrate Judge
        • Clint Wellborn, District Attorney
        • Ray Sharbutt, Deputy DA
        • Matt Page, Assistant DA
        • Dean Carroll, NM State Police
        • Jolene Jones, NM State Police
        • Kathy Reyes, Community Monitoring
        • Betty Summers, Summers Bail Bonds
        • John Marcelli, State Farm Insurance
        • Felicia Wright, District Court
  • Senior Girls (morning):  Self-defense Training Continued
  • Senior Boys & Girls (afternoon):  Brainstorm by Michael Barker

 

Wednesday, March 20 (Boys & Girls at EHS)

  • Senior Boys (morning):  First Aid/First Responder Training by SSG Diaz, US Army Medic
      • Assisted by SSG Schirmer, US Army
  • Senior Girls (morning):  Self-defense Training Continued
  • Senior Boys & Girls (afternoon):  Brainstorm by Michael Barker

 

Thursday, March 21 (Boys & Girls at EHS)

  • Senior Boys & Girls (morning):  
    • Period 1
      • Girls: Defensive Dating by Josie Richards, Victims Advocate
        • Assisted by Roxie Encinias, DV Service Coordinator
      • Boys:  Drug & Alcohol Awareness by Officer Tarrell Smith
    • Period 2
      • Boys: Defensive Dating by Josie Richards, Victims Advocate
        • Assisted by Roxie Encinias,DV Service Coordinator
      • Girls: Drug & Alcohol Awareness  Officer Tarrell Smith
    • Period 3
      • Girls: Media Literacy by Michael Barker
      • Boys: Can You Safely Attend a Party by Janice Barela
    • Period 4
      • Boys: Internet Safety  by Michael Barker
      • Girls: Can You Safely Attend a Party by Janice Barela
  • Senior Boys & Girls (afternoon):  Final Advice by Audie Brown, Estancia Municipal Schools Superintendent
      • Assisted by Laura Brown, RTI Director

 

Friday, March 22 (Boys & Girls at Perpetual Tears Memorial, Moriarty, free lunch included)

  • Senior Boys & Girls:  DWI Obstacle Course & Field Sobriety Tests by:
      • Officer Tarrell Smith, Estancia PD
      • Undersheriff Marty Rivera, TCSO
      •  Officer Dean Carroll, NMSP
      • SSG Schirmer, US Army
      • SGT Rinaldi, US Army
      • Town of Estancia Public Works
    • Presentation by Mark Richards & Family:  lost daughter in DWI crash, founder of My Ashleah, a non-profit organization honoring Ashleah I. Richards and bringing awareness to the consequences of drinking and driving
    • Lunch-Shorty’s Pizza, sponsored by Ed & Dorothy Sandoval, Ted & Janice Barela
    • Presentation of Awards by Janice Barela

 

Sponsors

Torrance County

Seventh Judicial District Attorney’s Office

Town of Estancia

Estancia Municipal Schools

US Army

Torrance County Drug Free Communities

Ed & Dorothy Sandoval

Michael & Linda Stogner

Troy & Angela Coburn

Freyburger Farms

Edge on Fitness

Torrance County Magistrate Court

New Mexico State Police

Corrections Corporation of America

Summers Bail Bonds

State Farm Insurance – John Marcelli, Agent

Seventh Judicial District Court

Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD)

Memorial of Perpetual Tears

Mark Richards, My Ashleah

Shorty’s Bar-b-cue

Ted & Janice Barela

Scholarship Opportunity

Ted and Janice Barela will provide a $500.00 scholarship to an Estancia High School senior boy or senior girl who actively participates in every day of the RESPECT Program.  This scholarship is paid directly to the student upon both the successful completion of his/her first semester of college/trade school and his/her enrollment for the second semester.  The scholarship application will be available in Mrs. Lisa Gardner’s office.

 

Past Scholarship Recipients:  

Robin Jones (2010)

Rose Daniel (2011)  

Aylissa Lujan (2012)