Youth billboard contest begins today for Teen Driver Safety Week

The 2018 Billboard Contest begins today, Oct. 21, for National Teen Driver Safety Week, according to a release. The contest is held until Oct. 27 by Greene County Safe Communities and State Farm.

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Local teachers and students from three Green County schools are participating:

  • Bellbrook High School, teacher Michelle Fogertey
  • Cedarville High School, teacher Paula Hendrickson and Angela Yake
  • Greeneview High School, teacher Molly Beam

Students are given the opportunity to design their own public service announcement billboard that promotes a message surrounding teen driver safety, read a release. The goal of this challenge is to raise awareness among high schoolers and their peers about teen driver safety.

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The winning students and teachers will receive:

  • A cash prize of $2,000
  • Their billboard on display in Fairborn and Beavercreek, on the Wright State Nutter Center's digital billboard, and on various Lamar billboard signs
  • Metal signs with each design, created by Sign Dynamics in Dayton, will be posted at the schools exit

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