Madison Students' PSA Wins DEA Contest



(Pictured: freshman Carter Soboleski and sophomores Clay Knibbs and Kyle Citrin)


From WTNH:

There was a surprise celebration at the Daniel Hand High School morning assembly, as students learned that out of 500 videos, three Madison students took first place in the first-ever Operation Prevention Video Challenge put on by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Discovery Education.

The video starts off showing two brothers giving each other a high five while playing a video game. The narrator says, “Life is a collection of memories.”

The 60-second video entitled “The Cork Board” continues to show the brothers together. Photos of their memories tacked up on a cork board until the older one reaches into a medicine cabinet. Their relationship is soon torn apart by opioid addiction.

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