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The results for the Fairfield High School Substance Abuse Video Contest were announced Wednesday, National Kick Butts Day.
The video “Drugs Are Bad” won both the YouTube portion of the contest and the Critics Choice award.
The creators of the video were FHS health class students Jared Cooksey, Dillion Lauglin, Martin Jennings and Mitchell Burstedt.
Because the “Drugs Are Bad” creators won both sections of the contest — getting the most “likes” on YouTube and being selected as the teachers’ choice — they will receive $100 provided by the Jefferson County Tobacco Coalition in co-operation with the Alcohol Consumption Taskforce.
The project was such a success FHS health teachers Brad Snowgren and Heidi Grunwald hope to run a similar project for their classes next year.
“What I loved about this project is this is an example of students talking to students in their voice with words they understand,” said Ken Daley, program coordinator of the Tobacco Coalition.
All entries in the contest can be viewed online at http://tinyurl.com/b8z87mt.
For information about the contest or the Jefferson County Tobacco Coalition, contact Daley at 209-9893 or firstname.lastname@example.org.