GEICO searching for student-run anti-alcohol/drug programs

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 9, 2015 – If your school or student group demonstrates exceptional leadership in promoting alcohol and drug-free lifestyles to your peers, enter for a GEICO Student Award through the nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP). 

Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three submissions to help create student advocacy programs. First place earns $1,000, second place earns $600 and third place earns $400. The deadline for entries is March 23.

All high school student groups in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Maryland, the District of Columbia and northern Virginia are eligible to enter the contest, and can submit an application by visiting To enter the contest, school leadership activities must have been completed during the 2014-2015 school year.

Entries are reviewed by an expert panel and judged on qualifications such as creativity, school and community involvement, leadership, underage drinking prevention projects and substance abuse prevention projects.

WRAP and GEICO will announce the winners of the student awards at a ceremony and luncheon on April 21. Everyone who submits an application will receive a special invite to the event with further details.

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