2018 Video Contest Finalists

#802phonesdown!headsup! High School Video PSA Contest Now Open For Entries!

Vermont High School Students: Create a video public service announcement that encourages new drivers — your friends and peers — to avoid distracted driving, specifically texting while driving, and enter it in the Vermont Highway Alliance’s second annual #802phonesdown!headsup! High School Video PSA Contest! The prizes are worth the effort: First Prize is $750; Second Prize is $500; Third Prize is $250 and the Peoples’ Choice Prize is $500! Entries are being accepted until April 1 — all the contest info is at http://vermonthighwaysafety.org/psa-video-contest/ You can help make Vermont highways — and your friends — safer, and show off your producer/filmmaker skills, too!

The contest is sponsored by AAA Northern New England, Co-Operative Insurance Companies, (sponsor for first place award) Consultant on Police Services, Midstate Dodge, and Yankee Driving School, (sponsor for third place award). The Youth Safety Council of Vermont is proud to sponsor the Peoples’ Choice Award.

Here are the award winning videos from last year’s contest:

1st Place Winner 2018, $750 : Andrew Malshuk, Bellows Falls Union High School


2nd Place Winner 2018, $500: Tanner Bischofberger, River Valley Technical Center


3rd Place Winner 2018, $250: Isaak Olson, Essex High School