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2016-17 RTS Competiton Information

Posted on October 2, 2016 at 1:00 PM

The RTS (Road to Safety) Program began again this past September 2016.  Students have until after Spring Break 2017 to submit their videos for the competiton. Scholarships will be awarded to the top 3 winning videos.  Students must register online through our website in order to compete.  All registrations must be completed prior to submission.  Please read the rules prior to entering.

If you have any questions please contact your video production teacher at your school or adminisitration. 

Thank you!

Lisa Cauley

Director - RTS Program


Announcing Winners of the 2015-2016 RTS Competition!

Posted on April 2, 2016 at 7:55 AM

Friday night, March 31st, was the Awards Event for the Annual Road to Safety Competition. Guest Speakers included the very first winner of the RTS Program in 2009 Previous AHS Student Andrew Jeske; President of the Teen Victim Impact Program and It Can't Happen To Me, Mr. Bill Richardson and Mr. Bill Mabrey; Alpharetta Police Department Officer Mr. Jason Muenzer. This year RTS made donations to the school with the most students in attendance, and also to the school who's student won the competition. In addition we added an scholarship award for the funniest video. RTS awarded $2400 in scholarships last night.

 

The winning school is being offered for free the Teen Victim Impact Program to be presented to their students!

 

The winning video from Johns Creek High School will be highlighted on the Alpharetta Police Departments Face Book Page!

 

Here are the photos of the winning Students: First Place, Johns Creek High School, Video: Message From Your Sponsor, Student Shreyas Jyotishi. Second Place, Alpharetta High School, Video: Don't Contribute, Students Gavin Ng, Russell Scarborough, Tammy Lloyd. Third Place, Johns Creek High School, Video: Dear Dad, Students Michael Andrew and Eunice Min. Funniest Video went to Alpharetta High School, Video: Talking Phone, Students Rohan Polakm, Eliana Raible, Spencer Norman, and Sam Hodges.

 

Judges this year were: Fulton County Board Member Katie Reeves, Lisa Cauley - RTS Founder/Director, Parent/Community Representative Amanda Quintana, APD Office Phillip Ritchie, APD Office Jason Muenzer, and MPD Office Andrew Noblett. The judges spent two hours viewing and judging the videos the week prior to the competition. The videos were judged on originality, creativity, and emphasis on message.

 

Thank to all the teachers and students for all their time and energy which they put into this competition every year to help spread our message on safe driving and helping to save lives.

 

- Lisa Cauley, RTS Director

RTS February 1, 2016 Competition Update

Posted on February 1, 2016 at 8:30 AM

The competition deadline has been extended to the end of February 2016.  All contestants must complete an online registration and submit online. See the competitionrules and registration form.  All contestants are required to attend the awards event in order to win.  If you are unable to attend the awards event you must have a representative there in your place in order to win, and RTS must be notified ahead of time.  Please contact the RTS Director or your school representative or Video Production Teacher at least 1 day prior to the event if you are unable to attend.  If you have any questions please let us know or contact your school for more information.  

This year's Awards Event will be held at Alpharetta High School in the auditorium on March 31, 2016.

Lisa Cauley, RTS Director 

RTS Video and Registration Deadline

Posted on January 9, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Registration and video submission for the 2014-15 Competition deadline is tomorrow, January 10th, 2015.  Students submitting videos for the competition must have a registration form submitted online to the Director by tomorow evening.   Click on Registration form to complete and submit.

The judging is last week of January 2015.  This year's Awards Events will take place at Alpharetta High School in the auditorium at 7pm on Thursday evening, February 5th.  All contestants must be present in order to win.  If any student is unable to attend you must contact your video production teacher at your school or contact the RTS Director prior to the event.  A representative must attend in your place if you are unable to make this event, in order to win.  

Lisa Cauley, Director

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RTS Awards Ceremony Location and Date

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Alpharetta High School will be hosting the Annual RTS Awards Ceremony this year in their auditorium.  The event will take place at 7 pm.  All students submitting videos for this competition are required to attend or have a representative from their video present at the event in order to receive scholarships or prizes.  In the instance the students responsible for winning videos are not present, the next winning video in line will take it's place as a winner.

The deadline is January 10, 2015 for entry.  Please be sure to submit your registration online.  Registration forms must be received in order to submit videos for this competition.

Good Luck!


RTS 2014-15 Program Competition has Started

Posted on September 9, 2014 at 11:30 AM

The RTS Program has started for the 2014-15 school year.  Students have between now and January 10th, 2015 to submit for the competition a video 2 minutes or less.

Video topics encouraged: texting and driving, drinking and driving, drugs and driving, any other distractions while driving, etc.  Be creative and original! The message you portray and give to other students is the most important criteria! The video's should have impact!

Students from the following North Fulton County Georgia High Schools can participate:

Alpharetta, Cambridge, Centennial, Chattahoochee, Johns Creek, North Ridge, Milton, Independence, and Roswell. 

Registration forms must be completed online and submitted online to the RTS Director by January 10, 2015.

An Awards Ceremony and Video Showcase will be held in February 2014 at one of the participating schools.  Scholarships and prizes will be awarded to the top three winners.  

Winners for the 4th Annual RTS Program

Posted on February 9, 2014 at 11:05 AM

The 4th Annual RTS Awards Event took place this past Friday, February 7th at Milton High School. First place winning video was submitted by Alpharetta High School, "Recounting the Crash", by students Megan English, Abby Lloyd, and Sylvia Leong.  Second Place video was from Johns Creek High School, "Cut Short", by Courtney Pulicella.  Third Place video was from Alpharetta High School, "It Was My Worst Nightmare", students Grant Shippel, Tyler Clack, Alex Leveto, and Alec Vitale.  All students who were in the top 3 receive complimentary defensive driving from Johns Creek Driving School in addition to the scholarships.  First Place was $1000, Second Place $600, and Third Place $400.  In addition RTS offered a Grant for video production this year of $200 to the first place winner's school, this year it was Alpharetta. We also offerred a $100 Grant to the school with the most students in attendance, this year's winner was Johns Creek High School.

We are in the process of uploading the videos this week to our site. Go now to our Photo Gallery to see some pictures from the event and the winners!

Congratulations to all the schools and students who participated this year! 

Please check out our new FACEBOOK Page as well!



4th Annual Awards Event

Posted on January 25, 2014 at 10:45 PM

Please join us Friday, February 7th, at 7:00 pm for the 4th Annual Awards Event hosted by Milton High School.  Participating students are required to attend in order to receive awards.  Returning to Emcee the event is Kicks 101.5 FM morning show host, Cadillac Jack.  Guest speakers from the Teen Victim Impact Program and Accident Avoidance Workshops.  Come out and support your school and see all the great videos our students have put together to help create awareness and save lives!


Video Entry Deadline Extension

Posted on December 2, 2013 at 10:45 AM

The 2013-14 Video entry submission deadline has been extended to January 7, 2014 in order to allow students to complete any remaining videos over the Holiday break.


Watch RTS Winning Videos

Posted on August 25, 2013 at 11:45 AM

View the 2013 and 2011 Winning Videos.  Scroll down in this blog and click on the youtube video links.




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