CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - Hundreds of high school students are working to make their campus free of the "R" word.
Its part of Cabot High's "Spread the Word to End the Word" campaign.
11th grader Trea Kiser says he and his peers are trying to get students to stop using the word, "retarded."
On Friday, they signed a banner to make the pledge.
"Or they could overhear you. And literally there's over a 1,000 words that we could use besides the word retarded. Those with intellectual disabilities hurts their friends their family and everybody else around them," said Kiser.
The students who made the pledge are also wearing stickers and arm bands to spread the word.