40th Anniversary PSA Contest
The Commission would like to thank everyone who participated in the "Discrimination Through the Eyes of Our Youth" public service announcement (PSA) contest. We are pleased to announce the following contest winners. To view the winning PSAs, click on the district name.
Commission District One
- First Place – “Unity in the Community” by John Davis, Justin Cormier, and Micah Keiser of Godby High School (Tallahassee)
- Second Place – “Elimination of Discrimination” by Sunny Patel and Younis Naser of Godby High School (Tallahassee)
- Third Place – “Don’t Discriminate” by Chi-Valry Wu of Godby High School (Tallahassee)
Commission District Two
- First Place – “Equal Rights” by Kasie Cheney, Crissi DeJiulio, Luiz Cruz, and Johnathan Tant of Belleview High School (Belleview)
- Second Place – “Duct Tape” by Chelsea Christy, Stephanie Polanco, Michael Rivera, and Justin Peacock of Dunnellon High School (Dunnellon)
- Third Place – “Don’t Discriminate” by Mercedes Abels and Debbie Crews of Cedar Creek Christian School (Jacksonville)
Commission District Three
- First Place – “We’re Not That Different” by Joseph White, Brianna Waggett, Cassi Finch, Chelsea Flanagan, and Ryan Fried of Dunedin High School (Dunedin)
- Second Place – “See the Similarities. Embrace the Differences.” by Élisse Jean-Pierre, Ashira Pelt, Sandra Massillon and Fernanda Pierre of Hillsborough High School (Tampa)
- Third Place – “My Great Movie” by Katie Mccoy, Nikki Brzozowski, Elizabeth Tolentio, and Siara Jones of Lake Brantley High School (Altamonte Springs)
Commission District Four
- First Place – “Equality” by Liliana Garcia, Nicole Mcinnis, Chrystal Llanusa, Nicole Glick, and Shanique Castro of Archbishop McCarthy High School (South West Ranches) *
- Second Place – “Love in Black and White” by Vivian Chacon, Ingrid Torres, Estephany Avila, Karina Rico-Arango, Jean Hipolite, and Wanda Santillen of Miami Senior High School (Miami)
- Third Place – “Bullying” by Faby Moreau, Jessica Munoz, Liany Pacheao, Collette Conway, Rita Rubio, and Chris Short of Archbishop McCarthy High School (South West Ranches)
*This was the highest scoring PSA in the competition.
Thank you to our media partners!
District 2: Ponte Vedra Recorder - Ponte Vedra
District 3: Central Florida News 13 - Orlando, Mytopiacafe.com - Daytona Beach, St. Petersburg Times Newspaper in Education - St. Petersburg and WTSP - Tampa
District 4: Miami Monthly Magazine - Miami and WFTX - Ft. Myers
Read articles written about the Commission?s PSA contest.