Lee County High School students unite to stand against bullying - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Lee County High School students unite to stand against bullying

Students stood up against bullying at Lee County High School on Wednesday. (Source: WALB) Students stood up against bullying at Lee County High School on Wednesday. (Source: WALB)
Chihye Kim (Source: WALB) Chihye Kim (Source: WALB)
Lisa Bailey (Source: WALB) Lisa Bailey (Source: WALB)
LEE CO., GA (WALB) -

Faculty, staff, and students in Lee County took a stand against bullying.

On Wednesday, Lee County High School celebrated Unity Day.

The idea was an effort to get students to come together in support of anti-bullying.

Those participating wore orange to show their support and also made pledge cards, aimed at treating others with kindness and respect.

Students said that the event helps address one large problem in our society.

"Bullying is a pretty serious problem. A lot of people have dealt with it in the past, so today's the day to stand up and say that it's wrong," said senior Chihye Kim.

"This is an epidemic in our country. Bullying comes in all sizes and colors. It's overt, it's direct, it's indirect. It's just a problem we face in our schools," explained Social Worker Lisa Bailey with the Lee County Schools.

This was the first year they held the anti-bullying event.

Copyright 2016 WALB. All rights reserved.

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Rainfall Gauge

    Rainfall Gauge

    Today: 0.61": Monthly Total 2.32"; Normal for the Month 4.06"; Yearly Total 17.49"; -/+ Year to Date -4.82".

    More >>

    Today: 0.61": Monthly Total 2.32"; Normal for the Month 4.06"; Yearly Total 17.49"; -/+ Year to Date -4.82".

    More >>
  • New Americus Sumter High diplomas to be issued after error discovered

    New Americus Sumter High diplomas to be issued after error discovered

    Monday, May 22 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-05-22 19:19:11 GMT
    The diplomas will be reprinted (Source:Facebook)The diplomas will be reprinted (Source:Facebook)

    Graduates at Americus Sumter High School will be issued new diplomas after a mistake was found on the ones given out during commencement. 

    More >>

    Graduates at Americus Sumter High School will be issued new diplomas after a mistake was found on the ones given out during commencement. 

    More >>
  • Fire Weather Forecast

    Fire Weather Forecast

    Wednesday, December 30 2015 11:51 PM EST2015-12-31 04:51:24 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-05-22 19:17:02 GMT

    Fire Weather Forecast May 22-23, 2017

    More >>

    Fire Weather Forecast May 22-23, 2017

    More >>
Powered by Frankly