Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship Contest

ESU 8’s winners of the 2014 Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship Contest are as follows:

GRADES: K-4

  • CATEGORY: Computer Generated Poster
    WINNER: Suray Treto Ayo from Madison Elementary
    Received 20 out of 24 points
    Teacher: Audrey Loosvelt
  • CATEGORY: Video PSA – Internet Safety
    WINNERS: Luna Allo, Mili Alvarado, Gavin Baker, Gina Beltran, Victoria Dalton, Haley Felgate, Caleb Grashorn, Marissa Hughes, Sydney Jacobsen, Alexandra Jensen, Dominic Long, Landor Olson, Marley Pierson-Paris, Noah Wecker, Precious Windham, Martino Young, Elia Acosta, Julie Risor, Adrian Savoie, Torrance, and Adrian Villalpando – Third Grade Class from Jefferson Elementary
    Received 23 out of 28 points
    Teacher: Mandy Wolff

GRADES: 5-8

  • CATEGORY: Computer Generated Poster
    WINNER: Nadia Garzoria from Madison Elementary
    Received 18 out of 24 points
    Teacher: Audrey Loosvelt
  • CATEGORY: Video PSA – Web Filters in Schools
    WINNERS: Kendry Arrazcaeta, Kolby Johnson, Elizabeth Garcia, and Daymond Segura from Madison Elementary
    Received 25 out of 28 points
    Teacher: Audrey Loosvelt
  • CATEGORY: Open – Rings of Responsibility
    STATE WINNERS: 4th and 5th Grade Students from Madison Elementary
    Received 24 out of 28 points
    Teacher: Audrey Loosvelt
  • CATEGORY: Video PSA – Be An UPstander, Not a Bystander
    2nd PLACE: Nikki Gotschall and Tessa Rainforth from O’Neill Junior High
    Received 24 out of 28 points
    Teacher: Mike Peterson

GRADES: 9-12

  • CATEGORY: Hand Drawn Poster
    WINNER: MacKenzie Brandl from Stanton High School
    Received 18 out of 24 points
    Teacher: Sue Seeman
  • CATEGORY: Video PSA – CyberBulling
    WINNERS: Ryan Pelster, Austin Meis, Chase Preister, Maria Bartak, and Whitney Walker from Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School
    Received 22 out of 28 points
    Teacher: Julie Dwyer
  • CATEGORY: Video PSA – Digital Footprint
    2nd Place: Jon Gettert and Andrew Burival from O’Neill High Schol
    Received 21 out of 28 points
    Teacher: Mike Peterson
  • CATEGORY: Open – Identity Theft
    WINNER: Alex Atkins from O’Neill High School
    Received 26 out of 28 points
    Teacher: Mike Peterson
  • CATEGORY: Open – Password Safety
    2nd PLACE: Sabrina Krysl from O’Neill High School
    Received 21 out of 28 points
    Teacher: Mike Peterson

Each student who was part of a media submission will receive a certificate from NE ESU’s recognizing their efforts, winners and non-winners. The winners will also receive a certificate from the NE Attorney General’s Office recognizing their accomplishments.

Visit Jon Bruning, Nebraska Attorney General’s website at: http://www.ago.ne.gov/index.htm

Other sites of interest:

You and your faculty may wish to check out these websites featuring free curriculum materials:

NEA and many of its state affiliates have joined the IKEEPSAFE campaign, a public education effort designed to teach basic rules of Internet safety to children and parents, reaching them online and in school. Governors’ spouses formed this coalition in partnership with other concerned organizations. Visit the ikeepsafe.org website.