Winners

2017 KELSEY’S LAW SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Stop Distracted Driving Contest

2017 Winning Submissions

We are pleased to announce the following submissions that were chosen as winners of the 2017 Kelsey’s Law Scholarship – Stop Distracted Driving Contest:


BEST OVERALL


KELLEY SWEITZER – EAST LANSING HIGH SCHOOL; UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Best Overall – Kelsey's Law Scholarship

Kelley Sweitzer with attorney Steven Gursten of Michigan Auto Law


Best Video


ELLIE ROCHELEAU – TROY ATHENS HIGH SCHOOL; UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Best Video – Kelsey's Law Scholarship

Ellie Rocheleau with attorney Steven Gursten of Michigan Auto Law


Best Graphic


NICOLE SHERMAN – ZEELAND WEST HIGH SCHOOL

Best Graphic – Kelsey's Law Scholarship

Pictured with Nicole is Kelsey’s mother, Bonnie Raffaele, Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss, and Michigan Auto Law attorney Brandon Hewitt.

Best Graphic – Kelsey's Law Scholarship


Best Tweet


KEVIN CHEN – CANTON HIGH SCHOOL; UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Best Tweet – Kelsey's Law Scholarship

Kevin Chen with attorney Steven Gursten of Michigan Auto Law

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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