Drive Smart: Teen Digital Short Contest
From the site Drive Smart Now:
START MAKING A DIFFERENCE TODAY:
CREATE A DIGITAL SHORT TO HELP COMBAT DISTRACTED DRIVING
You can help save lives. Accept the challenge and create a digital short to convince your peers not to drive distracted. Scholarships and grants will be awarded to students and teachers.
From MACUL's Big Deal Media:
"The Wireless Foundation has launched the second year of its Drive Smart: No Distractions, No Excuses Teen Digital Short Contest. The competition challenges students aged 13–18 to create a digital short to persuade their peers not to drive while distracted.... The Wireless Foundation partnered with By Kids For Kids (BKFK) to create the Drive Smart campaign. The program’s website provides teachers, parents, students, and community leaders with free downloadable activities and information on the dangers of driving while distracted."
Deadline: December 15, 2015
Grand Prize: $5,000 scholarship (teacher/mentor prize of $500)
2 - Runners up: $1,000 scholarship (teacher/mentor prize of $250)
3 - Semifinalists: $500 scholarship (teacher/mentor prize of $100)
State winners (up to 2 per state): $100