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.
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 TEENS
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.