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New Advisor Joins DeSoto High School Students Working Against Tobacco Club
April 4, 2019

Mr. Timothy Kornell has been an advocate against drugs, alcohol and tobacco use for years.  The start of his advocacy career goes back to when he was a Community Advisor at the University of Minnesota, as well as the dormitory's health advocate. 


He had been working with teen leaderships off and on for years before becoming a teacher at Desoto County High School in August of 2013.  For the last five years, Mr. Kornell has been working with Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) and has been the sponsor of the club at DeSoto High School since the fall of 2016. 

Mr. Kornell looks forward to taking on the advisory role of the Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) Club at Desoto County High School and is driven to pass leadership skills to the students, teaching and leading others in making better educated decisions.

For more information on the SWAT chapter in DeSoto County, contact Jodie DeLoach at