New CASA members sworn in

Ponca City Now - May 16, 2018 10:35 am

Kay County District Court Judge Jennifer Brock is pictured with newly sworn in CASA Advocates Jamie Metcalf, Khrystal Humble, Teena Tucker and Annie Grell.

CASA of Kay and Noble Counties has grown by four more Court Appointed Advocates.

Kay County District Court Judge Jennifer Brock swore in Jamie Metcalf, and Teena Tucker, of Blackwell, Annie Grell of Braman and Krystal Humble of Ponca City on May 10. These four women join 32 other community volunteers in Kay and Noble Counties who serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates for children who have been victims of abuse and neglect.

CASA Advocates complete 30 hours of pre-service training before being sworn in by a District Court Judge. Advocates are then appointed to serve on a case to be the voice of the child in the court system. Advocate meet with the child or children on their case as well as other parties involved in the child or children to give the presiding judge an independent look at what is in the best interest of the child.

To learn more about becoming a CASA Advocate or to learn about other ways you can help please visit the CASA of Kay and Noble Counties Website at kaynoblecasa.org or call Sharon Sisco, CASA Program Director at (580) 762-8341.

 

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