Encourage your students in grades 6–12 to create a public service announcement (PSA) for the 2016 Drive2Life Contest to help prevent distracted walking.
One Grand Prize student winner will receive $1,000 and a trip to New York City to work with an Emmy-winning director to turn his or her vision into a 30-second PSA. Plus, the winner will be featured on the nationally broadcast TV show Teen Kids News and in select Scholastic magazines.
Four student runners-up (two from grades 6–8 and two from grades 9–12) will each receive $500.
The teacher of each student winner will receive a one-year subscription to a Scholastic magazine.
No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. The Drive2Life Contest (“Contest”) is open to students who are currently enrolled in grades 6–12 in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, who are legal residents of the United States, and who attend a public school, accredited private school, or home school (“Schools”) in compliance with the laws of its state. To enter the Contest, each student must create a storyboard or written script on 8.5 x 11-inch paper for a 30-second public service announcement (“PSA”) to help prevent distracted walking. One entry per person. One Grand Prize student winner will receive $1,000 plus a trip to New York City, where a professional film team will transform his/her PSA into a 30-second commercial. Four runner-up student winners (two from grades 6–8 and two from grades 9–12) each receive $500 (Total ARV of student prizes: $4,950). Teachers of winning students receive Scholastic magazines (ARV of each subscription: $247.50–$299.70). Entries must be postmarked by February 5, 2016, and received by February 19, 2016. See complete Official Rules at www.scholastic.com/drive2life/rules.