Metzger Wickersham is pleased to announce the winners of its 5th annual
student scholarship contest. The Road to Safety Scholarship Contest encourages
graduating, college-bound high school seniors to enter a creative project
about the dangers of drunk driving and/or distracted driving. Metzger
Wickersham's goal in hosting the contest is to spread awareness about
the safety issues facing teens on the road today.
“As injury lawyers, we see the damaging effects of texting while
driving and drunk driving accidents every day. We feel compelled to promote
public awareness about the consequences of risky driving behaviors,”
said Metzger Wickersham attorney
Andrea Cohick. “The scholarship is a way for us to give back to the community
while getting teens involved in spreading the word about these important
Students are asked to come up with a memorable, innovative and effective
way to motivate drivers to be more safety-conscious behind the wheel.
Throughout the 2017 school year, seniors throughout Pennsylvania submitted
a variety of original entries, such as videos and posters, for their chance
to win college scholarship money.
The following students were chosen as winners in the 2017 Road to Safety
First Place Winners (Prize: $1,000 Scholarship)
Damon Deck of Landisville, PA – Hempfield High School
Emily Hare of Friendsville, PA – Montrose Area High School
Kyla Brezitski of Harrisburg, PA – Bishop McDevitt High School
Second Place Winners (Prize: $750 Scholarship)
Eric Herb of Jonestown, PA – Northern Lebanon High School
Kevin Tang of Mars, PA – North Allegheny High School
Paige Hepner of Shamokin Dam, PA – Selinsgrove Area High School
Third Place Winners (Prize: $500 Scholarship)
Alyssa Rose Menko of Kulpmont, PA – Mount Carmel Area High School
Corinne Youngberg of Stevens, PA – Cocalico High School
Lily Kondrat of Stroudsburg, PA – Stroudsburg High School
https://https://arrivealivepa.com//winners/2017-winners/ to view the winner submissions.