Our first winners of the Anti-Bullying contest

Ponca City Now - May 17, 2016 2:35 pm

The first winners of the Anti-Bullying Public Service Announcement Contest have been named.

Sponsors are Team Radio (KPNC and KLOR), Stolhand Heat and Air, Wells Plumbing and Parents Against Bullying of Kay County.

Katie Nichols, 16, won in the ninth and tenth grade category. She is a Ponca City High School sophomore and a member of the Friends of Rachel Club at the school.

Jarred Kimble, 17, won for the 11th and 12th grade category. He is a junior at Ponca City High School, and also a member of the Friends of Rachel Club.

Both Katie and Jarred received a $100 cash prize for their grade category entries. A $100 gift of school supplies or a gift card was awarded to teacher Terri Calhoun for each winner’s entry.

Individuals or teams were asked to write a 30-second or 60-second public service announcement on making their schools kinder and safer.

The announcements were judged by employees of Team Radio and community leaders.

The winners will come to the Team Radio stations to record their winning announcements. Listen for the winning entries to air from June to December on KPNC and KLOR.

Winner presentations will take place in Blackwell for the fifth and sixth grade category on Wednesday and for the seventh and eighth grade category at East Middle School on Thursday.

Junior Jarred Kimble, teacher Terri Calhoun, and sophomore Katie Nichols are pictured with KPNC’s Sean Anderson as he presents the prizes for the Anti Bullying public service announcement contest.


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