2015 Winners

Alexis OplingerFIRST PLACE WINNER:
Alexis Oplinger, Lake-Lehman High School

Prize: $1,000 Scholarship

Alexis designed a t-shirt which promotes the message to not drive distracted. The layout of the wording on the shirt illustrates how difficult it is to focus on doing more than one thing at a time. After high school, Alexis will attend San Diego State University where she plans to major in speech, language and hearing sciences.

Alexis Oplinger T-shirt


Lucas WozniakFIRST PLACE WINNER:
Lucas Wozniak, Cumberland Valley High School

Prize: $1,000 Scholarship

Lucas wrote, directed, filmed and edited a PSA entitled “Her Yellow Flowers,” which highlights the possible consequences of distracted driving. His powerful video tells the story of a teen boy who is torn between a devastating reality and his dreams of what could have been if better choices were made behind the wheel. This fall, Lucas will major in Film in the honors program at the Temple University Center for the Arts.


SECOND PLACE WINNER:
Bailey Tomes, Red Lion High School

Prize: $750 Scholarship

Bailey created an online infographic that warns against the dangerous act of driving intoxicated by citing numerous drunk driving statistics. Following graduation, Bailey plans to attend Wilkes University where she will major in Biology/Pre-medicine and minor in Psychology. Ultimately, she would like to become a pediatric orthopedic surgeon.

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SECOND PLACE WINNER:
Kierra Zack, Northern High School

Prize: $750 Scholarship

Kierra created a video that depicts how easily distracted driving can become a habit. The video portrays the consequences of distracted driving in order to motivate young drivers to exercise more caution behind the wheel. After high school, Kierra plans to attend Eastern University where she will study Nursing, run cross country and track, and participate in various extra-curricular activities.


THIRD PLACE WINNER:
William Bachman, South Western High School

Prize: $500 Scholarship

William illustrated a poster that shows the potentially fatal consequences of distracted driving. This fall, William will study biochemistry at the University of Pittsburgh. Further down the road, he has plans to attend medical school and become an anesthesiologist.

William Bachman


THIRD PLACE WINNER:
Victoria Fisher, Penn Manor High School

Prize: $500 Scholarship

Victoria’s t-shirt design includes a straightforward message that encourages teens to choose against distracted driving. The back of the shirt has a quote that reinforces the importance of safe driving. Victoria plans to attend Millersville University where she will dual major in Elementary and Special Education.

Victoria Fisher