DAHS students win Fox 47 Message 2 Teens PSA contest

Update:  March 8, 2016

Fox 47 news anchor Michelle Carolla and a film crew were at DAHS on Tuesday, March 8th to interview Alex, Alex, and Claire and to present them each with $500 in prize money, plus several gift cards from local businesses.  They also presented the high school with a grant for $1,500.  The interviews and presentation will be shown on tonight’s Fox47 9:00 news broadcast.

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Three students in Tim Esser’s high school Practical Law class – Alex Gonzalez, Alex Olver, and Claire Patzner – were recently announced as winners of the Fox 47 message to teens contest. The students created a 25-second PSA on one of five topics.  Out of 87 entries they were chosen as one of five finalists, and later won the contest as a result of public online voting.   More information, including their PSA, is available on the Fox 47 website:  Fox 47 MSG 2 TEENSIMG_2812

The three students will each receive a cash prize, and DeForest Area High School receives a $1,500 grant. News Anchor Michelle Carolla will be visiting the high school in March to present the awards. The presentation will be featured on an upcoming 9 pm news program.


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