I, Justin …, pledge to always try my best to live a life that is free from harmful substances, a life where I am respectful to others and myself, a life where I use my talents and abilities to make the world a better place. I value my freedom; I will not make other people miserable by joining gangs and bullying them. I will not take away others freedom of choice. I will do what I can to honor those men and women that fight for my freedom. I will always look for ways to serve others and make them feel welcome. I value my family; I will always be kind and helpful to them. I will uplift my brothers and continue to obey my parents. I will make my home a place where I and those around me can feel safe. I will speak kindly to my friends and family members. I value my body; I will not put drugs, alcohol, and other harmful substances in my body. I will treat my body with respect and live in a way that will be healthy. I will choose good food and play sports to help my body grow properly. I value education; I will study hard, stay in school and do my best so that when I get older I can get a job and be an asset to my community, my family and the world. I will take all opportunities that come my way to better my life and increase my knowledge about the world in which we live. I will do everything that is in MY power to change ME!! The N.O.V.A. program has taught me the importance of not doing harmful things to myself or others. The N.O.V.A. program has also taught me to do my best in school and the importance of getting a job when I grow up and to always do stuff that uplifts me. I will follow all these things and remember the N.O.V.A. principles. As I do these things, I will be able to live a strong, safe and healthy life. And good things will come my way!!