Mt. Vernon Register-News

March 26, 2013


The Register-News


On March 14, Jefferson County eighth grade students participated in SCOFY Break, an educational conference offering “Sessions Chosen Only for Youth.” The conference was held ont he campus of Rend Lake College. Students began the conference by attending the opening session on distracted driving presented by Illinois State Trooper Joey Watson, safety educator of ISP District 13. Following the keynote speaker, students attended up to four sessions that ranged from safety, fitness, nutrition, prevention, recreational activities, mental health, careers and life skills.