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:
KELLEY SWEITZER – EAST LANSING HIGH SCHOOL; UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Kelley Sweitzer with attorney Steven Gursten of Michigan Auto Law
ELLIE ROCHELEAU – TROY ATHENS HIGH SCHOOL; UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Ellie Rocheleau with attorney Steven Gursten of Michigan Auto Law
NICOLE SHERMAN – ZEELAND WEST HIGH SCHOOL
Pictured with Nicole is Kelsey’s mother, Bonnie Raffaele, Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss, and Michigan Auto Law attorney Brandon Hewitt.
KEVIN CHEN – CANTON HIGH SCHOOL; UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Kevin Chen with attorney Steven Gursten of Michigan Auto Law
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.