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VIDEO: Gaudet Students Take the Higher Ground With Anti-Bullying Lessons

Through the Newport County YMCA ropes course, Gaudet Middle School students are learning important life lessons on self-esteem, teamwork and leadership to discourage bullying.

Since Tuesday, students from the have been up against the ropes as they go through the YMCA's anti-bullying program and challenge themselves on the high and low ropes, zip line, "leap of faith," and "the wall."

The high ropes and outdoor challenge courses are building self-confidence in the students and incorporating exercises on team-building, leadership, and communication skills into anti-bullying lessons this week, according to Athletic Director Brian Crea.

The Gaudet students wrap up their lessons on Friday.

Catch some of the highlights and Crea's interview in the video above.

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