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.