The winners have been announced in New Jersey’s Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control “Proms and Alcohol Don’t Mix” public service announcement contest.
Carlie Cattelona, Melissa Chayt and Emily Considine of Pascack Valley High School will have their 30-second PSA aired TV stations throughout the state as prom season gears up.
A panel of ABC staff, media specialists and teen substance abuse advocates judged the 50-plus entries, and a Rutgers production team helped shoot the PSA in February.
There were two runners-up and nine honorable mentions:
First Runner Up Central Regional High School, Bayville, NJNick Owens Second Runner UpNorthern Highlands Regional High School, Allendale, NJDustin Alper and Nick Aversano Honorable MentionsRoxbury High School, Sussasunna, NJPablo Hernandez Pascack Valley High School, Hillsdale, NJKathryn Haskins, Ilexia Halperin, Samantha Figueroa and Catherine Rodgers Howell High School, Farmingdale, NJCait Kazimir, Elena Ramos, Rachel Rizzo, Vernon Long and Chris Chin Wood-Ridge High School, Wood-Ridge, NJJohn Robol and Chris Ralda Cruz Roselle Park High School, Roselle Park, NJJoseph Magaletta and Vincent Paole McNair Academic High School, Jersey City, NJClementine de Vallance Central Regional High School, Bayville, NJSteven Carlson Hillside High School, Hillside, NJOmosefe Idemudia, Delicia Roberts, Marie William and Alensha Guerrier Jonathan Dayton High School, Springfield, NJCassidy Ebert and Stephy Olickal