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As Seen By Teens PSA/Poster Contest


Contest Information

Announced during Red Ribbon Week each October, our substance abuse prevention contest is open to all middle school and high school youth who live or attend school in Rockwood.  View the flier here.  We encourage art, graphic design, broadcasting and other teachers to support the contest by encouraging student participation, and incorporating the project into curriculum areas where possible.  Entry deadline is January 30, 2015.  Winners will be selected by an independent panel of five judges and announced in February.



Share your talents with us by creating a public service announcement video or poster about rising above the influence alcohol and other drugs.  You'll have the chance to win great prizes, receive community recognition, and have your poster or video displayed/aired in many community venues.

To submit an entry, each student must complete a sumbission form:

PSA Submission Form

Poster Submission form

Judging Criteria

Click here for the criteria our judges will use to decide this year's winners.



By engaging students in peer-to-peer and youth-to-adult prevention messaging, youth help raise community awareness on dangers associated with substance abuse.


Last Year's Winners 

Please note that the contest theme was different last year. This year's submissions should demonstrate how/why to rise above the influence of alcohol and other drugs.

Thank you to the 152 students who submitted substance abuse prevention posters and videos for last year's contest. 2014 winning entries are below:


                       Emma Watson.png
First Place - Middle School                Second Place - Middle School
Caroline Karsten                                   Emma Watson
Rockwood Valley, Gr 8                          Holy Infant, Gr 7
Saira Ingram.jpg         Anna Alt.jpg              Brandon Ingl.jpg
Third Place - Middle School      First Place - High School      Second Place - HS
Saira Ingram                               Anna Alt                                 Brandon Ingli
Selvidge, Gr 6                              Marquette, Gr 9                      Marquette, Gr 9

    Lucy Zhu.jpg                  Miranda Krentz.jpg
Third Place - High School                 People's Choice - Middle School
Lucy Zhu                                             Miranda Krentz
Marquette, Gr 9                                   Holy Infant, Gr 7


PSA Video Winners and Links:

High School:            

1st place: Molly Grotha and Grace Prosperi, Marquette seniors

2nd place: Ariel Sierra and Ali Main, Marquette seniors 

3rd place: Nick Weaver and Ryan Giesing, Eureka freshmen 


Middle School:          

 1st place: Haley Krey, LaSalle Springs 8th grader

2nd place: Ian Watson-Hirsch, Kevin Dunne and Drew Hediger, Holy Infant 7th graders

3rd place: Noah Wooten, Tommy Licata and Tommy Whitaker, Holy Infant 7th graders


2013 winning PSA videos:

1st place Middle School - KJ Louis, Crestview 6th grade watch

2nd place Middle School - Lauren Zhou, Crestview 7th grade watch

People's Choice Award: Mackenzie Rancel, Selvidge 7th grade

1st place HIgh School - Molly Grotha, MHS 11th grade watch

2nd place High School - Cullen Shaver, Jake Peters, Noah Reid, MHS 11th graders watch

3rd place High School - Abby Schweig, Brittney Millaway, Kyron Norman, Emily Clark, MHS 12th graders watch

Resources for Prevention Statistics:

Local Rockwood Statistics


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