Medrano Elementary 4th Graders Celebrate Their Win In The HopeLine Drive For Blue In The School Program

Dec 10, 2013, 17:17 ET from Verizon Wireless

DALLAS, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --


Medrano Elementary's 4th-graders will be awarded with a class celebration from Verizon Wireless for collecting the most used phones for HopeLine.  HopeLine, a national program at Verizon, will recycle or donate the collected phones to domestic violence agencies.  The students at Medrano competed against 12 other Dallas ISD elementary schools.


The competition was a part of the Blue in School program, which is supported by the Dallas Police Department, Verizon Wireless and CONTACT, a local crisis support organization.  It's a four-week curriculum that provides life skills to 4th-grade students to help them navigate through life's difficult choices and become the leaders of tomorrow.



Thursday, December 12, 2013

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.



Medrano Elementary

2221 Lucas Dr.

Dallas, TX 75219



The Dallas Police Department, Verizon Wireless and CONTACT will have representatives attending the class celebration.  Former Mayor Pro Tem Pauline Medrano will also be in attendance.

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