Community

Student film on impaired driving a finalist

McRoberts student Cam Dowle plays the part of party host in a short film urging young people to make a responsible choice when it comes to impaired driving. -
McRoberts student Cam Dowle plays the part of party host in a short film urging young people to make a responsible choice when it comes to impaired driving.
— image credit:

A short film with a serious message, created by a group of local high school students, has been selected as a finalist in a dry grad video contest.

Six Hugh McRoberts students are now vying for the top prize in the B.C. Automobile Association-sponsored contest: $4,000 toward their school's dry grad celebrations.

Grade 12 students Som Ghosh, Patrick Fleming, Kevin Abad, Liam Slade, Cam Dowle and Kevin Mang spent the last few months creating the three-minute video. The film depicts a group of young men drinking, showing the consequences of one man's actions based on two scenarios.

A second-place prize of $2,000 and a third-place prize of $1,000—both toward dry grad celebrations—will also be awarded.

Online voting at bcaa.com/drygrad will determine the winner. Voting closes at noon on Dec. 12.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Surrey enforcer killed on the weekend
 
Election 2014: Surrey school trustee candidates unite
 
28th annual Toy Run roars through Fraser Valley
George Canyon plays in Mission
 
New Mission council officially sworn in
 
10 Days of Terror begins in Mission
Teen dating violence focus of Surrey forum
 
Capturing the spirit of wild salmon in Chilliwack
 
Surrey man wanted on weapons trafficking charges now behind bars

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.