Wingo Elementary dads become WatchDOGS

“Many school children in the 21st century could use more positive male role models. Wingo Elementary School is doing something about that,” said principal Sarah Saylor. “We’ve implemented a Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) program, enlisting dads and father-figures to agree to volunteer at least one day during the school year. While they’re with us, they are an extra set of eyes and ears within the school environment and provide students with the opportunity to witness positive male role models in action.” Family resource center director Tana Jones noted, “We have about 60 dads trained and currently have had over 20 dads to volunteer.” Here, WatchD.O.G. dad Chris Shoulta poses with daughters, from left, Laney, a fourth grader; Neely, a sixth grader; and Marley, a second grader.

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