2015 RESPECT Program, Estancia High School

2015 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.

 

Schedule of Events

 

Monday, March 9 (Boys- AM walk to Estancia Community Center, PM at EHS; Girls-all day at EHS)

  • Senior Boys (AM & PM): (8:05-11:45; 12:20-1:10) Self-defense Training by Sgt. Robertson, US Army
  • Senior Girls (AM): (8:05-11:45) Self-defense Training by Ike Ensey, Lieutenant, Moriarty PD
        •  Assisted by: Officer Tarrell Smith, SRO, Estancia PD
        • SGT Rinaldi, US Army
        • SGT Portillo, US Army
        • Officer Pritchard, Moriarty PD
        • Officer Gastelum, Jr, Moriarty PD
  • Senior Girls (PM): (12:20-2:04) Automotive Care – Emergency & Maintenance by Troy Coburn, Owner of Coburn Auto
        • Assisted by:  David Johnson
        • Matthew Akridge

Tuesday, March 10 (Boys-morning bussed to District Court, afternoon at EHS; Girls-all day at EHS)

  • Senior Boys (AM): (8:05-11:45) Mock DWI Arrest & Hearings  
        • Participants:  Matt Page, Magistrate Judge
        • Clint Wellborn, 7th Judicial District Attorney
        • Ray Sharbutt, 7th Judicial Deputy DA
        • Gregory Chakalian, 7th Judicial Assistant DA
        • Officer Dean Carroll, NM StatePolice
        • Officer Jesse Mendoza, NM State Police
        • Kathy Reyes, TC Community Monitoring
        • Betty Summers, Summers Bail Bonds
        • John Marcelli, State Farm Insurance Agent
  • Senior Girls (AM): (8:05-11:45) Self-defense Training Continued
  • Senior Boys & Girls (PM):
    • Period 5 (12:20-1:10) Digital Safety by Keri Penner, 7th Judicial DA Pre-Prosecution Diversion Director
        • Assisted by Josie Chavez, Victim’s Advocate, DA’s Office
    • Period 6 (1:14-2:04) Team Building by Sgt. Rinaldi & Sgt. Portillo, US Army

 

Wednesday, March 11 (Boys-bussed to East Torrance Soil & Water Conservation District Education Building by Fairgrounds & Park, afternoon at EHS; Girls- all day at EHS)

  • Senior Boys (AM): (8:05-11:45) First Aid/First Responder Training by Sgt. First Class Diaz, US Army
  • Senior Girls (AM): (8:05-11:45) Self-defense Training Continued
  • Senior Boys & Girls (PM): Period 5 (12:20-1:10) Practical College Student Banking 101 by Alyssa Shanley, UNM GraduateBachelor of Science in Secondary Math Education
    • Period 6 (1:14-2:04) Stress Management by Armando Armendariz, P.E., Division Director/Engineer,  NMDOT                                                                                      

 

Thursday, March 12 (Boys & Girls at EHS)

  • Senior Boys & Girls (AM): Period 1 (8:05-9:00)
      • Girls: Defensive Dating by Josie Richards, Victims Advocate, DA’s Office
        • Assisted by:  Gregory Chakalian, Assistant DA
      • Boys: Drug & Alcohol Awareness by Tarrell Smith, SRO, Estancia PD
        • Assisted by Lucy Lucero, Prevention Specialist
    • Period 2 (9:04-9:54)
      • Change Classes
    • Period 3 (9:58-10:48)
      • Boys & Girls: Can You Safely Attend a Party? by Janice Barela
        • Assisted by Sharalynn Lucero
    • Period 4 (10:52-11:45)
      • Boys: We Aren’t in Estancia Anymore by Ted Barela, RESPECT LLC
        • Assisted by: Dub Girand, Owner of Highway Supply Company
  • Senior Boys & Girls (PM): Period 5 (12:20-1:10)
      • Final Advice by Audie Brown, Superintendent, Estancia Municipal Schools
    • Periods 6 (1:14-2:04)
      • Success Is More than a Meme by Rory McClannahan,
      • Editor of Mountain View Telegraph

 

Friday, March 13 (Boys & Girls bussed to Perpetual Tears Memorial, Moriarty, lunch included)

  • Senior Boys & Girls: (8:05-1:30) DWI Obstacle Course & Field Sobriety Tests by:
      • Officer Tarrell Smith, Estancia PD
      • Sheriff Heath White, TCSO
      • Undersheriff Marty Rivera, TCSO
      • Officer Dean Carroll, NMSP
      • Officer Jesse Mendoza, NMSP
      • Officer Mark Satterfield, Moriarty PD
      • SGT Rinaldi, US Army
      • SGT Portillo, US Army
      • Rebecca Anaya, NMSP
      • Town of Estancia Public Works
    • Lunch-Shorty’s Pizza, sponsored by Ed & Dorothy Sandoval, Ted & Janice Barela
    • Presentation by Ella and Shelby Garcia: East Mountain HS student and her mother; Suffered a significant loss due to a DWI crash
    • Presentation of Awards by Janice Barela

 

Scholarship Opportunity

 

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

 

Past Scholarship Recipients:  

Robin Jones (2010)

Rose Daniel (2011)  

Aylissa Lujan (2012)

Jason Barber (2013)

Angelica Sanchez (2014)

Alisa Miller (2014)

 

Sponsors in Order of Appearance

Financial Donations:

Troy & Angela Coburn

Michael & Dr. Linda Stogner

Ed & Dorothy Sandoval

Valley View Express

RESPECT LLC

Ted & Janice Barela

Time, Talents, Facilities and/or Equipment:

Torrance County

Estancia Municipal Schools

Town of Estancia

US Army

Estancia Police Department

Moriarty Police Department

Coburn Auto

Seventh Judicial District Attorney’s Office

Seventh Judicial District Court

Torrance County Magistrate Court

New Mexico State Police

Torrance County Sheriff’s Office
Corrections Corporation of America

Summers Bail Bonds

John Marcelli, State Farm Insurance Agent

East Torrance Soil & Water Conservation District

Alyssa Shanley

New Mexico Department of Transportation

RESPECT LLC

Highway Supply Company

Lucy Lucero

Mountain View Telegraph

Memorial of Perpetual Tears

Ella Garcia & Shelby Garcia

Town of Estancia Public Works Department

Shorty’s Barbecue

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