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Settles Wins National Award for
Project Safe Neighborhoods Work

By Ralph Derickson

Photo of Doris Settles
Doris Settles

Settles worked with Gregory VanTatenhove, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, and Mark Wohlander, Assistant U.S. Attorney and Project Safe Neighborhoods coordinator, to gain the participation of schools throughout Kentucky during Safe School Week activities.

 

March 6, 2003 (Lexington, Ky.) -- Doris Settles, Kentucky Center for School Safety (KCSS) clearinghouse coordinator, won an award for exceptional community involvement at a recent Project Safe Neighborhoods Achievement Awards ceremony held in Philadelphia, Pa.

The KCSS clearinghouse is headquartered in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky.

Settles was recognized for her work with the Eastern Kentucky District of the U.S. Attorney’s Office to promote school safety during National Safe Schools Week last November.

Settles worked with Gregory VanTatenhove, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, and Mark Wohlander, Assistant U.S. Attorney and Project Safe Neighborhoods coordinator, to gain the participation of schools throughout Kentucky during Safe School Week activities.

The KCSS with the U.S. Attorney’s Office launched a series of educational outreach projects, broadcasts, and written pledges against gun violence, among other initiatives.


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