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Kitsap Drug Court Commencement

October 31, 2008

Honorable Jay B. Roof 


Cary Bozeman

Cary Bozeman
Keynote Speaker

“We’re only as good as the quality of our choices.” “We can get better everyday”

Doranne Carlton

Doranne Carlton
Alumni Speaker

I had to pick up my own pieces in Drug Court

We acknowledge the hard work and of these participants who have successfully completed the Drug Court program.

Levondra - Graduate

Levondra, Graduate
“I’m really grateful to be here today. Thank you for not giving up on me when I had given up on myself.”

Roderick - Graduate

Roderick, Graduate
"I finally made it!"

Tyler - Graduate

Tyler, Graduate
“I didn’t have any more options
before Drug Court”

Jeremy - Graduate

Jeremy, Graduate
“It’s miraculous!  This program
works.  We’re living proof - the only way out is through the Roof"
[Roof is Judge Roof]

Gene - Graduate

Gene, Graduate
“Thank you, everyone,
for keeping me motivated.”

Ryan - Graduate

Ryan, Graduate
"Thank you for my recovery.”

Charles - Graduate

Charles, Graduate
"Congratulations fellow graduates.
This was definitely not the
easy way out, I believe in
Drug Court and myself.”

Troy - Graduate

Troy, Graduate
I got through it after I stopped
doing it my way and did it
Drug Courts way.”

Daniel - Graduate

Daniel, Graduate
“From the beginning it was
always about change.”

Charles - Graduate

Charles, Graduate
“I didn’t know what I wanted
but I knew what I didn’t want.
This is just the beginning.”

Erika - Graduate

Erika, Graduate
“My dad made my recovery possible, he traveled across states to bring
me home and today I respect
him more then ever.”

Gretchen - Graduate

Gretchen, Graduate
“I didn’t think I was an addict,
until I got arrested.”

Claudine - Graduate 

Claudine, Graduate
“Glenda’s lecture on spirituality was my defining moment in Drug Court.”

Gary - Graduate

Gary, Graduate
"Thank you."

Sandra - Graduate

Sandra, Graduate
“Thank you Drug Court Team, my counselor, my groups, my sponsor, and my friends and family.”

Dewayne - Graduate

Dewayne, Graduate
“I would like to apologize to
all the law enforcement agencies
for causing them time and money. Thank you everyone who has given me tools to add to my recovery toolbox.”

Cristal - Graduate

Cristal, Graduate

Arkina - Graduate

Arkina, Graduate
“ Thank you mom for standing by me through recovery.”

Emily - Graduate

Emily, Graduate
“This was my last chance and without Drug Court I wouldn’t have made it.”

Bradford - Graduate

Bradford, Graduate
“You gave me faith.”

Tonya - Gradaute

Tonja, Graduate
“Thank you Drug Court, I got my kids back.
Thank you for never losing hope in me.”

Drug Court Graduate Group Photo with Judge Roof

Drug Court Graduates, Judge Jay B. Roof 

“These participants could either be here or in jail.”
- Judge Jay B. Roof

Drug Court Team Members

Judge Jay B. Roof
Drug Court Case Manager Cherie Lusk
Kitsap Recovery Center Lisa Romwall, Steve Kohrt, Bergen Starke, Glenda McPherson, and Carla Carlsen
Cascade Recovery Center Rick Bialock, Grace Jones, Doranne Carleton and Brian Burwell
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Kevin Kelly
Defense Attorney Tim Kelly
Court Clerk Vicki Tabert
Court Reporter Andrea Evans
Community Resource Officer Deputy Pete Ball
Drug Court Compliance Officer Joe Myall
Drug Court Volunteers Debbie Ball
Grant Administrator Betsy Bosch
Drug Court Assistant Erika Hathaway
Bailiff Joy Nesseth 
Updated:  September 10, 2014


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