Comanche High School awarded Project Graduation funds in TxDOT’s Public Service Announcement Contest

Contact: Lisa Tipton

Phone: (325) 643-0413

Date: May 16, 2019

COMANCHE – The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Brownwood District recently named Comanche High School a top winner in TxDOT’s annual Public Service Announcement (PSA) contest. Several Comanche Independent School District’s students produced a video PSA to encourage fellow students to drive safely, never drink and drive, and eliminate distractions, such as texting, while driving.

Comanche High School was recently presented a $1000 check that will be used to pay costs associated with their Project Graduation, an all-night drug and alcohol-free “party” following prom and graduation ceremonies held at high schools across Texas. Graduation and prom season is a time when many students face decisions to participate in activities that may involve drugs or alcohol. TxDOT’s PSA competition is a way for students to raise awareness among their peers regarding the tragic consequences that may result from the consumption of alcohol, use of drugs, distracted driving, or other dangerous driving behaviors.

The PSA entries were judged by members of TxDOT Brownwood’s DRIVERS Coalition. 

TxDOT Brownwood District includes Brown, Coleman, Comanche, Eastland, Lampasas, McCulloch, Mills, San Saba, and Stephens counties.


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