January 27, 2006
Honorable Jay B.
acknowledge the hard work and of these participants who have
successfully completed the Drug Court program.
"Thank you Drug Court for allowing me to participate in this
program, it really made a difference in my life."
"Thanks everybody in Drug Court . . . participants, it's as easy
or as hard as you make it."
"It's been a long road for me . . .
I've been through a lot in
program. And, I chose this
program to get my life back.
I'm happy to be graduating today."
"Today, as I stand here, I have self-esteem, self-love, and
self-respect. I have trust now. Thank you."
"I trusted the program and the people in the program. Thank
you for giving me the structure for a life that I can be proud of."
"It's been a long journey . . . everyone in Drug Court has shown
me respect, even when I thought I deserved none. I'm
Drug Court Graduates and Judge Roof
"This is our 23rd ceremony and February 1st will be seven
This is our largest graduation yet, with 14 graduates.
court is concerned about what, where, when, why,
and how . . . but
also the who. We roll up our sleeves
and get involved in the
community. I will miss each
one of you, you are all special to
Judge Jay B. Roof
Kitsap County Superior Court
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County Adult Drug Court is in its seventh year. Today's graduation ceremony is the
23rd commencement held in Kitsap County Drug Court. It has proudly graduated
134 people from the program. In addition to that accomplishment,
it has become a mentor court for the National Association of Drug
Court Professionals. Visit the link on the web site for more
information about Drug
Court. Judge Jay B. Roof presides over the Adult Drug
Drug Court Team Members
||Jay B. Roof
|Drug Court Case Manager
|Kitsap Recovery Center
Lisa Romwall, Steve Kohrt, Bergen Starke, and Carla Carlsen
|Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
||Timothy Drury and
|Community Resource Officer
||Deputy Pete Ball
|Drug Court Compliance Officer
|Drug Court Volunteers
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Duane Kesti, Farmers Insurance
GTH Design Techniques, Inc.
Murray's Quality Painting
Doug and Kathryn Quade
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