QUITMAN — Brooks County Middle School (BCMS) students joined together to unite against bullying. On October 9 the school’s gymnasium was filled with students, parents, faculty and staff; many wearing orange to show that they support what is nationally known as UNITY Day. October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and schools across the nation wear orange on that day to show that they are uniting together against bullying of any kind. Students entertained parents, staff and peers with a rendition of stepping in the name of unity and not contributing or supporting bullying. The BCMS cheerleaders excited the crowd by performing cheers to remind their peers that bullying is not tolerated in their school. Guest Speaker was Brooks County Schools 2001 graduate, O’Neal Wyche, now a fashion designer. Wyche spoke of his own experiences of being bullied and reminded the students how important it was to not to bully one another. He also informed the students of different measures of bullying and how to not participate in it. Students signed a pledge to not contribute or support bullying. Dr. Djana Goss, BCMS principal along with parents, faculty, staff and students made a united promise that BCMS would be a no bullying school.
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