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Adrian students graduate from D.A.R.E. program

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Photo 1: Thirty-six Adrian Elementary fifth=graders graduated from the D.A.R.E. program during a Wednesday afternoon graduation ceremony led by instructor and Adrian Police Officer Ashley Markus. Adrian Police Chief Shawn Langseth and Worthington Police Officer and K-9 Handler Jake Walker also made remarks and the students got to meet Winston, a WPD drug-detection K-9. Pictured are, front row (from left): Riley Spies, Darien Scroggs, Kelsey Van Ruler, Jamisen Johnson, Hannah Castillo, Ryker Thier, Cameron Hinsch, Mersaydes Marten, Kacee Van Ruler, Brylee Zebe, Antonio Dammer, Austin Marthaler, Blake Martinez. Middle row: Kaitlyn Taylor, Bennett Buhner, Joe Rahe, Kaylyn Urdahl, Ryan Groenewold, Travis Weiss, Spencer Halbur, Maryanne Mazariegos Islas, Hannah Wieneke. Back row: Johen Tonsay, Carl Luettel, Shandra Cuperus, Damon John, Luke Koehne, Jesse Bullerman, Lane Hoffman, Garrett Penning, Jayden Lautt, Sophie Wieneke, Matthew Geister and Lincoln Bennett. (Alyssa Sobotka/The Globe)

Photo 2: Adrian Elementary fifth-graders Lincoln Bennett (from right) and Mersaydes Marten pet Worthington Police Department K-9 Winston, which handler Jake Walker brought to Wednesday's DARE graduation. (Alyssa Sobotka/The Globe)

Photo 3: Worthington Police Department officer Jake Walker has his K-9 partner, Winston, show Adrian Elementary fifth graders some tricks during Wednesday's DARE graduation. (Alyssa Sobotka/The Globe)