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:
James Swanson III – West Iron County High School, Columbia College Chicago
Pictured with James is Attorney Brandon Hewitt
Cameon Wade – Troy Athens High School, Adrian College
Pictured with Cameon is Attorneys Larry Gursten and Steven Gursten
Owen Oszust – Plymouth High School
Pictured with Owen is Attorney Thomas James, Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Board Treasurer Patrick Kehoe, and Superintendent Monica Merritt.
Olivia Zack – Starkweather Academy, Schoolcraft College
Pictured with Olivia is Starkweather Academy Counselor Melissa Martin, Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Superintendent Monica Merritt, and Attorney Thomas James.
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.