Luxemburg-Casco High School student Alyssa Klein receives a free iPad from DoorCountyDailyNews.com President & CEO Roger Utnehmer. Alyssa was one of the winners in the radio station's contest to write and record the best 'Stop the Bullying' public service message
The high school winner of a Stop the Bullying contest says part of her strategy for writing a top-notch anti-bullying public service message was trying to not make it sound like "all the other radio ads."
Alyssa Klein, who recently completed her junior year at Luxemburg-Casco High School, says she thought that making her message unique would be the best way to grasp people's attention.
Alexis McAllister, soon-to-be seventh grader at TJ Walker Middle School, was the contest's grade school winner. Alexis tells DoorCountyDailyNews.com that she tried to focus on the victim in her message. She says it was her first time being on the radio, something she says was "new and scary but cool at the same time."
Alexis McAllister, who'll be entering the 7th grade at TJ Walker Middle School in Sturgeon Bay, was the grade school winner in the Stop the Bullying contest. She accepts her award from DoorCountyDailyNews.com's Jason Williams
For their efforts both girls win a brand-new iPad. Alyssa calls that "very exciting" because she had been saving up to buy one.
"I was actually saving up to get one because I'm starting my senior year and I'm doing some tech school next year so I thought that that would come in handy," says Alyssa.
The contest was sponsored by Dr. Jennifer Olson and the radio stations of DoorCountyDailyNews.com. You can read and hear the girls' winning messages here.