Cumberland students will lead at YADAPP

Published 11:58 am Tuesday, June 7, 2016

CUMBERLAND — Two Cumberland County High School students will serve as volunteer leaders for the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s (ABC) Youth Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Project (YADAPP).

According to an ABC press release, among those leading this year’s conference will be Justin Caban, of Farmville, and Trevon Foster, of Cumberland.

The YADAPP conference is set for July 18-22 at Longwood University in Farmville.

“For more than three decades, enthusiastic teams of Virginia youth have convened for a week in the summer to brainstorm ways to inspire their peers to keep their schools and communities alcohol-free,” according to the release.

“Peer leaders are integral to the success of YADAPP,” said Virginia ABC Chairman Jeffrey Painter. “We are very proud of the outstanding young men and women who donate their considerable time and energy each year to promote a healthier environment for Virginia’s students.”