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Local School Wins Big in Safe Driving Contest

The goal of the contest was to spread awareness of safe driving to teenagers through their own peers. Not only did the Hagerstown school win the $10,000 prize, but out of 11 individual awards their students won eight of them.

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - The Barbara Ingram School for the Arts is celebrating their first place win in the Erie Insurance Shift Driver Safety Program.

The goal of the contest was to spread awareness of safe driving to teenagers through their own peers. Not only did the Hagerstown school win the $10,000 prize, but out of 11 individual awards their students won eight of them. 

Kalilah Perkins was the first place winner and Josh Hollins was the second place winner. Representatives from the Erie Insurance Group hosted a pizza party in honor of the students' achievements. 

"Its an honor if anything just to know that they saw what I wanted to do," said Perkins. “They saw the goal and aspiration I was trying to achieve, and to just have them backing me, we are celebrating this together," said Perkins. 

The contest included 11 states and the District of Columbia. 


 





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