BCSO Announces Anti-Bullying Video Contest Winners
By Brevard County Sheriff // May 30, 2014
Heritage High School takes first place
ABOVE VIDEO: Heritage High School won first place for Brevard County Sheriff’s Office anti-bullying campaign.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – On Tuesday, we had the pleasure of awarding the winners of our Anti-Bullying Video Contest.
In October, to correspond with Anti-Bullying month, Brevard Public Schools partnered with the Brevard County Crime Prevention Task Force to present the first annual “See It – Report It – Stop It” Anti-Bullying Video Contest.
The See It – Report It – Stop It contest challenged student teams from area middle and high schools to develop creative and innovative videos promoting strategies to reduce bullying in our schools.
Nine student teams responded to the challenge, representing the following schools: Edgewood Jr./Sr. High School, Heritage High School, Hoover Middle School, Jackson Middle School, Kennedy Middle School, McNair Magnet School, Southwest Middle School, Space Coast Jr./Sr. High School and BCSO PAL
Each video was reviewed by a team of judges from Brevard Public Schools and the Crime Prevention Task Force and was judged on content, messaging creativity and production quality.
Heritage High School won first place. Team members included Travis Bradley, Kiev Delarosa, Gunnar Steckler and Adryon Thomas. The advisor was Jackie King.
Southwest Middle School took second place. Team members included Symphany Lindsey, Ishmael Flakes, Chase Crowley, Judith Philpot, Maddison Roecker and Dylan Geiger. The team advisor was Colleen Rockstraw.
McNair Magnet School finished in third place. Team members included Andrew Denick, Margaret Jennings, Sterling Jenkins and Peter Karmaker.The team advisors were SRO Jon Ackerman and the Rockledge Police Department.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a law enforcement officer for over three decades. Sheriff Ivey is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Daytona State College in Management and Supervision. Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.
Prior to being elected in 2012, Sheriff Ivey served the citizens of the State of Florida as a Resident Agent in Charge for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. As a member of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Sheriff Ivey developed and created the country’s first ever statewide Task Force on Identity Theft. That same year the Task Force was named one of the top five most innovative programs in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and investigated approximately 44 million dollars in fraud cases. Additionally, as a member of FDLE, Sheriff Ivey created the Child Abduction Response Team (C.A.R.T) that re-defined the way Child Abduction cases are conducted throughout the country today. The program was later selected as the most innovative program in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and is now used as a nationwide model in the response and investigation of child abductions.
Sheriff Ivey has testified before the United States Congress on law enforcement related matters and has extensive experience in the area of Public Integrity Investigations. Sheriff Ivey was honored as the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Special Agent of the Year (1996) and was also recognized by the Commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for his Outstanding Contributions to Criminal Justice. In August of 2011 Sheriff Ivey was honored by the National Organization of Victims Advocacy for his work at the national level as an advocate of victim’s rights and protection.
Sheriff Ivey speaks regularly on topics such as Identity Theft, Crime in America, Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Self Defense through Mental Preparedness. Sheriff Ivey firmly believes that Crime Prevention and Education are vital to reduce our crime rate and protect our community.