Students across the Torrance school district are teaming up for a national campaign.

Red Ribbon Week kicked off Monday, and students were busy spreading drug-free awareness by decorating their campus with red ribbons. Torrance High School students spent time hanging red ribbons on their senior patio.

Red Ribbon week is an annual tradition to shed light on staying drug-free. Red Ribbon week started in 1985 to remember DEA Agent Enrique Camarena, who fought the war on drugs and was killed in the line of duty. This incident caused communities across the country to start wearing red ribbons as a symbol of their commitment to raise awareness of the killing and the damage caused by drugs.

Red Ribbon Week continues through Oct. 31. For more information, you can visit RedRibbon.org.

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