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Our Las Vegas FBI office recently honored fifth grade students at J. G. Johnson Elementary School, Pahrump, Nevada, for winning the national award for the highest scores in the FBI-SOS (Safe Online Surfing) Internet Challenge, the first time a Nevada school has won the award. To celebrate, the school held an assembly that was attended by fourth and fifth grade students, their parents, faculty, and friends. FBI Agent Eric Vanderstelt of our Las Vegas Cyber Crime Squad, FBI Community Outreach Specialist Holly James, and FBI Staff Operations Specialist (SOS) Jennifer Hemphill presented the awards. Students were also congratulated by Dr. William ‘Rob’ Roberts, superintendent of Nye County Schools, who spoke about the importance of Internet safety. The superintendent also introduced SOS Hemphill as one of his former students who attended J. G. Johnson Elementary. Shown above with some of the award-winning students is school principal Dale Norton.
On 2/25/11, the FBI Omaha office hosted “FBI Night” at the University of Nebraska Mavericks hockey game. Our community outreach staff set up a booth to hand out Child ID kits and also fingerprinted children. In addition to giving parents these tools meant to keep their children safe on the streets, FBI staffers also promoted our “Safe Online Surfing” program.
Recently, New York FBI agent Stacy Diamond spoke to a group of Indonesian Islamic students from The Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders on Religious Pluralism in America, Temple University, Philadelphia, while the group was visiting New York City. Students toured the Statue of Liberty and the Tribute World Trade Center Visitor Center. During her presentation, Diamond answered questions about her experiences during and after the terrorist attacks of 9/11.