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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Answering 'Life R U Ready?'

Worland program tests student's ability to react to adult situations


May 4, 2017

Marcus Huff

Wyoming Highway Patrol Lieutenant Karl Germaine rides along with Worland Middle School student Annalise Newell, as she destroys an obstacle course while wearing vision impaired glasses to simulate driving under the influence of alcohol.

WORLAND – Eighth-grade students from Worland Middle School and Ten Sleep School converged on the campus of the Worland Community Center on Wednesday to participate in the Life R U Ready program, to hear from multiple agencies and learn the consequences of risky behaviors later in life.

Advisors from multiple agencies including the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Worland Fire Department, Cloud Peak Counseling and the Bureau of Land Management were on hand to lead students through presentations on leadership roles, family planning, and drug and alcohol awareness.

"It's positive for the students to...

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