As part of National Addictions Awareness Week a young person is recognized with the Healthy Youth Role Model Award. The National Addictions Awareness Week Committee’s Lori Stevens reports this year’s winner is Tyler Banting who is a grade twelve student at Creighton Community School. He was nominated by the Town Of Creighton who stated Tyler refrains from drinking alcohol, does not smoke or vape or chew. Tyler does not do drugs. He leads a healthy lifestyle by choosing friends who lead the same lifestyle as he does. He is involved in volleyball. Tyler is a polite young man, eager to help and care for his younger brother after school.
In addition to the Committee the award is sponsored by the Community Youth Resource Center and the Play It Safer Network. Banting received a gift basket, a 50 dollar gift certificate, a personal plaque and a plaque to hang in his school. There were eight nominations for the award.