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Stay Safe

You can play an important role in keeping your school and community safe. Consider raising awareness about preparing for emergencies and natural disasters. Or educate other students about topics like staying safe online, and the dangers of texting and driving.

See how these honorees helped others stay safe
  • Heather Jackson

    Heather educates people in her community on disaster preparedness through presentations, brochures, a day camp and “home disaster packs.”

  • Brian Salit

    Brian has organized three large conferences with his brothers over the past three years that have provided more than 1,000 high school student leaders with the knowledge and tools to implement distracted-driving prevention programs in their own schools.

  • Kellie Abbott

    Kellie raised more than $11,000 through a T-shirt fundraiser and donations to supply police cars with special anti-bleeding kits to increase police officers' odds of surviving a traumatic hemorrhaging wound.

  • Orren Smith

    Orren arranged for a presentation on disaster preparedness at his school to educate students and their families on how to increase their chances of surviving a natural catastrophe.

Additional Resources

American Red Cross
Federal Emergency Management Agency