Stop Distracted Driving Contest

2016 Winning Submissions

We are pleased to announce the following submissions that were chosen as winners of the 2016 Kelsey’s Law Scholarship – Stop Distracted Driving Contest:


Emily Eggenberger – Alma High School

Best Overall – Kelsey's Law Scholarship

Pictured with Emily is Kelsey’s mother, Bonnie Raffaele, and Alma High School Principal Thomas Torok

Best Video

Amanda Abro – Walled Lake Western High School

Best Video – Kelsey's Law Scholarship

Amanda Abro with attorney Steven Gursten at Michigan Auto Law

Best Graphic

Jon Perrault – Escanaba Senior High School

Best Graphic – Kelsey's Law Scholarship

Pictured with Jon is Escanaba High School Principal Darci Griebel

Best Graphic – Kelsey's Law Scholarship

Best Tweet

Nathen Foster – Byron Center High School

Best Tweet – Kelsey's Law Scholarship

Pictured with Nathen is Michigan Auto Law attorney Brandon Hewitt

Best Tweet – Kelsey's Law Scholarship

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.
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