The Fifth Annual Senior High School Student Safety Campaign Contest was co-sponsored with the Districtís transportation partners to promote teen driver safety. Similar to last year the theme focused on the dangers of distracted driving, a trend that results in thousands of fatalities Nationwide on our roadways.
The contest included a poster and public service announcement component, with winners designated for each category. Hundreds of entries were received from schools throughout the District.
School Board Chairman Perla Tabares Hantman recognized the winners for their creativity and ingenuity at the April 2013 School Board and MPO Meetings. In addition, the safety messages will be distributed to all District senior high schools during the annual National Teen Driver Safety Week, October 20-26, 2013. The safety messages will also be broadcast on WLRN after the regularly scheduled School Board meetings during the months of May, June, and July.
The poster contest winners are:
First Place Winner: Juan Medina, Miami Senior High School ($250 award)
Second Place Winner: Yojandro Gaspar, Miami Senior High School ($150 award)
Third Place Winner: Daniela Poma, Robert Morgan Educational Center ($100 award)
The Public Safety Announcement winners are:
First Place Winner: Natalia Martin, Southwest Miami Senior High School ($250 award)
Second Place Winner: Nicole Franco, Hialeah Gardens Senior High School ($150 award)
Third Place Winner: Nicolas Gamarra, Southwest Miami Senior High School ($100 award)
Honorable Mention: Julian Moreira, Hialeah Gardens Senior High School ($50 award)