CBS 6 put out the call and area teens responded in a big way! Dozens of area students submitted 20 second videos explaining why underage drinking is not for them as part of the NOT4ME video challenge sponsored by Loveland Distributing and CBS 6.
Students wrote, starred-in and filmed an array of video entries to discouraging underage drinking.
Narrowing it down to five finalists was no easy task a you helped choose the winner.
Here are the top five entries:
- “Motivation to Become an Inspiration” — Daisha P. from Varina High
- “N4M Football” — Caroline W. from Manchester High
- “Drinking Can Wait, the Adventure Can’t” — Corinna C. from Patrick Henry High
- “The Process of Filming” — Haley O. from Atlee High
- “What Drives Me” –– Hailey S. from Lee-Davis High
Voting is now closed. The winning video will be broadcast during the 60th annual Grammy Awards on CBS on Jan. 28 and continue to run through June 2018.
Trey S. from Varina High School won the top prize in the 2017 competition with his video, “I Do It For My Dad.” He scored a $1500 cash grant and his teacher, Lesley St. James, won a $1000 cash grant.
Finalists for 2017:
“Aspirations” — Joi B. from Varina High
“Good Choices” — Bryan D. from Lee-Davis High
“Live” — Mia D. from Manchester High
“Snapchat” — Jayla P. from Varina High
“I Do It For My Dad” — Trey S. from Varina High
Jordan Carey from Varina High School won the top prize in the NOT4ME video challenge with her video, “My Sisters Keeper.” Jordan scored a $1500 cash grant and her teacher, Lesley St. James, won a $1000 cash grant.
Finalists for 2016:
- “Stop Drinking Start Living” — Alec G. from Manchester High
- “My Sisters Keeper” — Jordan C. from Varina High
- “Freeze Frame” from Claudisa A. from Hopewell High
- “Be The One” — McKenzie A. from Lee-Davis High
- “Teens Don’t Need to Drink” — Victoria P. from Deep Run High
Anthony Lofton Jr. from Varina High School won the top prize in the NOT4ME video challenge with his video, “Grab Your Future.” Anthony scored a $1500 cash grant and his teacher, Lindsey Martin, won a $1000 cash grant.
Finalists for 2015: