Miss California visits former school in Penn Valley urging kids to, ‘Dude, Be Nice’ | TheUnion.com

Miss California visits former school in Penn Valley urging kids to, ‘Dude, Be Nice’

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Miss California Jillian Smith gets a big hug from first-grader Isla Trethewey Tuesday at Williams Ranch Elementary in Penn Valley.
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Miss California Jillian Smith visited her alma mater, Williams Ranch School, Tuesday morning in Penn Valley. Smith, who grew up in the Grass Valley area, chatted with students of her former teacher, Darla Draper, and passed out “Dude, Be Nice” stickers, part of Smith’s community project. For more information on the project, go to dudebenice.com.


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