Samuel Smith (left), son of Dan and Danette Smith of rural Princeton, has been selected by retired Princeton Police Department Sgt./Investigator Gary Swanson to receive the Ray Pierson DARE Scholarship. Pierson was a sergeant for the Bureau County Sheriff’s Department before his death in 2009. This scholarship is given to an individual resident of Bureau County, who demonstrated professional character traits and possessed those values offered by the DARE program.
Smith receives scholarship
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