PAYSPI First Annual Contest for Youth Suicide Prevention

Contest Winners and Honorable Mentions

Congratulations to the winners of the First Annual Public Service Announcement Contest!
Thanks to the PA Department of Health for the grant they provided in support of the work of Child Death Review teams. The funds helped to pay for the distribution of DVDs of the entries to all school districts in Pennsylvania.


Poster Winner and Honorable Mentions

Cumberland-Perry Area Vocational Technical School
Student: Aurora File

North East High School
Students: Shoshana Hall, Breana Marzka, Shelbee Messenger, Meghan Zelenak, Ashton Pollard, Annabelle Land

Cumberland-Perry Area Vocational Technical School
Student: Amber Wolf

Brentwood High School
Student: Erin Ahearn

We no longer have printed posters available for distribution. You may click on the images above for a high-resolution file of each poster for personal printing.



Audio Winner and Honorable Mentions

North Pocono High School
Student: Anthony Anzalone

North East High School
Students: Stephen Barnes, Joel Kitchen, Jessey Manison, Austin Sosnoswki, Evan Valone, Andrew Wisniewski

Northern Lebanon High School
Students: Morgan Phillips, Isaac Ray

30-Second Video Winner and Honorable Mentions

Galeton High School
Students: Mekensie Huggler, Zach Brown, Kris Brumbach

Brentwood High School
Students: Taylor Brown, Brendan Mulholland, Jordan Schwartz

Hempfield High School
Students: Cam Hartman, Will Henry, Ben Newcomer

60-Second Video Winner and Honorable Mentions

Brentwood High School
Students: Jessica Martin, Laura McGowan, Nick Gall, Allison McKonja



Central Catholic
Students: Balint Oltvai, Zachary Volosky, Enzo Bellisario, Sam Volosky, Jacob Punturi, Olivia Belechak, Audrey Griffith, Kevin Costello

Twin Valley High School,
Students: Alexandra Conn, Haley Dennis, Morgan Stabinski, Samantha Whorisky



North East High School
Students: Joel Bennett, Jacob Grenz, Michael Macaulay, Brendon Tinko, Victoria Alcorn, Brett Swan, Dan Harris, Rocky Owens, Jarett Scotch

Quakertown Community High School
Students: John Park, Justin Hughes, Joseph Merlo, Doug Barndt, Emily Shewell, Cody Gibson, Zach Detwiler, Christian Schnitzler, Victoria Leatherman, Justin Smoot, Isabella Sutton