COLLEGE STATION, TX – June 23th, 2015 – CareerSafe®, the country’s leading provider of online OSHA 10-Hour safety training specifically designed for youth, has announced the winners the fifth annual National Youth Safety Contest. The celebration took place during the 51st Annual SkillsUSA® National Leadership and Skills Conference on June 22nd through June 26th in Louisville, Kentucky. SkillsUSA® hosted more than 15,000 young workers, skilled craftsman and educators.
The National Youth Safety Video Contest, organized by CareerSafe, challenges students to create short videos demonstrating safety in the workplace. With this scholarship, students are given the opportunity to show their creativity and knowledge of safety. All videos that were submitted showed dedication, commitment, and enthusiasm for increasing safety awareness among America’s youth.
At this year’s National SkillsUSA® Leadership and Skills Conference, the winners were announced in front of nearly 10,000 conference attendees. First, second, and third place winners received both a scholarship prize as well as a monetary contribution to their school programs.
First place received a $2,500 scholarship to the winning student/group and a $5,000 prize to the school.
Second place received a $2,000 scholarship to the winning student/group and $3,500 prize to the school.
Third place received a $1,500 scholarship to the winning student/group and $2,000 prize to the school.
First place went to Miami Valley Career and Technology Center for their creative video on the awareness of workplace safety. Second place went to Willoughby-Eastlake Career Tech, and third place went to River Valley Technical Center.
CareerSafe would to congratulate all the winners of this year’s National Youth Safety Video Contest! Remember, no job is worth a young worker’s life.
To learn more about the video contest checkout our scholarships page!