NOVA Mission StatementNOVA car

“Nurturing youth to seek out positive Opportunities, internalize good Values, and to accept Accountability for their choices in life. N.O.V.A. assists parents, families, and communities in protecting youth from the potentially devastating effects of illegal drug use, violence, and negative media influences.”

NOVA is a 15-week program taught at the fifth grade level by Detective Brady Shepherd of the Logan City Police Department. Students participating in the program receive material from the department free of charge. Detective Shepherd spends time with students in the classroom, at lunch, and on the playground building rapports that last far beyond the students' time in the program.

NOVA is also taught at Mount Logan Middle School. This course is a four-week program taught at the 7th or 8th grade levels by NOVA officers. Students participating in this program receive a N.O.V.A. folder and program material.

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