Navigation Links
North Carolina Film Student Scores Big in Bicycle Safety Video Contest
Date:5/27/2010

Fayetteville teen Terrell Grice has been named the first place winner of HensonFuerst’s annual cycling safety public service announcement contest.

Rocky Mount, North Carolina (PRWEB) May 25, 2010 -- Promoting safety starts with good communication, a little creativity, and a video camera. Terrell Grice, a junior at Douglas Byrd High School, proved just that when he won the HensonFuerst Video Public Service Announcement (PSA) Contest, which challenged area teens to produce videos about cycling safety.

“I wanted to show how commonly used excuses for improper bicycle riding can cause detrimental or dangerous results,” said Terrell, who hopes to attend New York Film Academy and pursue a career in filmmaking. “No matter how good an excuse is, it’s not going to keep you safe.”

“We’ve taken an active role in bicycle safety because we know how important it is,” said attorney David Henson. “But it’s so powerful when creative people like Terrell take the lead in getting the word out. All this year’s contestants should be applauded for their efforts.”

During a ceremony at Douglas Byrd High School on May 26, several members of HensonFuerst Law Firm presented Terrell with his prize, an Apple MacBook with professional movie-making software and local television placement of his PSA that will air later this month. A $500 donation also was given to Douglas Byrd High School.

“I work with a student film group called The TAG Crew, and we will use the new laptop to create music videos, public service announcements, educational bits, and more!” Terrell explained. “This new laptop will lift a great weight off of my shoulders.”

The contest resulted in many outstanding entries, and the firm included two honorable mention prizes for Jordan Adams of the Durham School of the Arts, and Frank Brechbiel of Sanderson High School. They each received $75 for their entries. Additionally, students who didn’t place in the contest each received $25 for their time and hard work.

Last year’s winner, Clay Allsopp, hasn’t rested since receiving his $1,500 prize. He invested his prize into creating iPhone apps, one of which has been named as one of the “Top 50 Family Games” and has been downloaded more than 100,000 times.

Watch all of the PSAs by visiting the contest's website.

Their Mission
Two years ago, the firm represented the husband of a local cyclist who was killed by a motorist while riding her bike. Members of the firm pledged all of the attorney fees from the case to fund bike safety awareness programs, such as the PSA contest and a series of cycling safety videos. The attorneys and staff members at HensonFuerst have made it their mission to promote bicycle safety and help keep their community safe for everyone.

The HensonFuerst Health Initiative
To recognize the importance of giving back, the firm established the HensonFuerst Health Initiative, a comprehensive plan that encompasses all of the law firm’s community service efforts. The initiative encourages everyone to prevent injuries, improve health and fitness, and aid organizations committed to bettering health and well-being. Visit www.lawmed.com/health-initiative.com to learn more.

About HensonFuerst
HensonFuerst, P.A., is a North Carolina-based law firm specializing in catastrophic injury, nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, and mass tort cases. For more than 30 years, the lawyers at HensonFuerst have represented those injured by the negligence of others. With successful multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements throughout the state of North Carolina, the team of 11 lawyers and 30 staff members at HensonFuerst offer considerable experience and resources for their clients.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/05/prweb4043324.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Greys Anatomy Star Chandra Wilson Delivers the Downy Touch of Comfort Program to Charlotte, North Carolina
2. Herbruck Alder Survey Reveals More Northern Ohio Companies Offering Employee Wellness Programs
3. SCAN Health Plans Northern California Launch Embraced by Local Seniors
4. Valicom Announces North American Launch of telecom Expense Management Software Clearview
5. Northeast Chiropractic, PC Revolutionizes Pain Management Without Medication, Now Offering New and Unique Blend of Treatments
6. Parkinsons More Common in Northeast, Midwest
7. US Parkinsons rates highest in whites, Hispanics, and Midwest, Northeast
8. The Institute of Women's Health of North America to Offer Free Chlamydia Testing at All Affiliated Campuses – Dr. Abdul Rao
9. Polar Pump: E85 Fuel Now Available in Warroad, Minn., Northernmost Outlet for the Fuel in USA
10. Northeast Ohio Hospital System Announces New “Green” Initiative
11. The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF)* Honors Hospitals that Excel in the Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
North Carolina Film Student Scores Big in Bicycle Safety Video Contest 
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar ... M.D from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal ... complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and ... their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness at Work Awards took ... the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of 42 businesses to receive ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... A ... procedures that most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that ... but also many of these less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... June 19, 2016 is World Sickle Cell Observance Day. In an effort ... holistic treatments, Serenity Recovery Center of Marne, Michigan, has issued a pain ... Disease (SCD) is a disorder of the red blood cells, which can cause episodes ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... International Conference and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant ... of the grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016   Bay Area Lyme ... Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness , ... Rehabilitation, MIT Hacking Medicine, University of California, Berkeley, ... announced the five finalists of Lyme Innovation ... More than 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016  American Respiratory Labs (ARL), a ... now able to perform sophisticated lung assessments in patients, homes, thanks ... Inc. Patients are no longer limited to having ... PRO ® , ARL patients like Jeanne R. of ... the comfort of her own home. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016  Arkis BioSciences, a ... invasive and more durable cerebrospinal fluid treatments, today ... The Series-A funding is led by Innova Memphis, ... and other private investors.  Arkis, new financing will ... and the market release of its in-licensed Endexo® ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: