• Office of Emergency Management
    1500 Marilla St.,
    L2AN
    Dallas, Texas 75201
    Phone: (214) 670-4275
    Fax: (214) 670-4677

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    Emergency Preparedness Scholarship Contest​

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    Preparedness Fair Scholarship Contest Rules 

    1. Age Group – High School Students about to enter college or job training school.
    2. Deadline – September 1, 2017
    3. Judges – Office of Emergency Management Professionals
    4. Prizes
      1. 3rd Prize – Certificate, Preparedness Fair t-shirt, First Aid Kit
      2. 2nd Prize - Certificate, Preparedness Fair t-shirt, First Aid Kit, Weather Alert Radio
      3. Grand Prize - Certificate, Preparedness Fair t-shirt, First Aid Kit, Weather Alert Radio, $1000 scholarship
    5. The Project....Create an emergency preparedness kit and communication plan for your family, class, or organization. Projects can include but are not limited to:
      1. Powerpoint presentation to show steps in creating and implementation
      2. Essays detailing steps and implementation – 500-1000 words (2-5 double spaced pages).
      3. Photocollage/photo essay detailing steps and implementation
      4. Video detailing steps and implementation
      5. Other project
    6. Judging Criteria
      1. Completion and implementation of an emergency kit and plan
      2. Creativity in project

    Questions for marketing:

    1. How best to market to 15-19 year olds?
    2. Fliers/announcements to TEEN CERT classes
    3. Do we have access to teachers, schools, programs?
    4. What social media outlets can we use? OEM FB/Twitter/Nextdoor, CERT, Inc. social media?
    5. What options do you think best?
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