Winners

2019 KELSEY’S LAW SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Stop Distracted Driving Contest

2019 Winning Submissions

We are pleased to announce the following submissions that were chosen as winners of the 2019 Kelsey’s Law Scholarship – Stop Distracted Driving Contest:


BEST OVERALL


James Swanson III – West Iron County High School, Columbia College Chicago

James Swanson III and Attorney Brandon Hewitt

Pictured with James is Attorney Brandon Hewitt


Best Video


Cameon Wade – Troy Athens High School, Adrian College

Cameon Wade pictured with Attorneys Larry Gursten and Steven Gursten

Pictured with Cameon is Attorneys Larry Gursten and Steven Gursten


Best Graphic


Owen Oszust – Plymouth High School

Michigan Auto Law Kelsey's Scholarship 2019 Best Graphic Winner

Pictured with Owen is Attorney Thomas James, Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Board Treasurer Patrick Kehoe, and Superintendent Monica Merritt.

"A look down can change someone's life in a heartbeat. Every heartbeat matters. Stop texting and driving."


Best Tweet


Olivia Zack – Starkweather Academy, Schoolcraft College

Michigan Auto Law Kelsey's Scholarship 2019 Best Tweet Winner

Pictured with Olivia is Starkweather Academy Counselor Melissa Martin, Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Superintendent Monica Merritt, and Attorney Thomas James.

"Driving is already one of the most dangerous risks we take every day. Don't let a text increase the risk. Stop driving distracted NOW.

Applicants were encouraged to submit a persuasive message that shows how they would convince young drivers to reduce distractions while driving. Entries were judged and critiqued on the following factors:

  • Ability to persuade others, especially teen drivers, to stop texting while driving.
  • Ability to grab the attention of your friends, peers and family.
  • A clear and understandable message.
  • Demonstration of your personal creativity and ingenuity.

The Kelsey’s Law Scholarship – Stop Distracted Driving Contest is now open for submissions. To apply Click Here.