By Alex Benzegala
Box Butte and Scotts Bluff counties rank in the top 10 counties in Nebraska for teen driver and passenger-involved crash rate according to the most recent Nebraska Teen Motor Vehicle Safety Surveillance Report.
The Panhandle Public Health District and the Nebraska Department of Transportation have announced a partership where they will have a motivational speaker that will share a critical message of highway safety, positive choices and leadership at multiple Panhandle Schools.
The upcoming assembly series is called Driven to Inspire, and features a world renown speaker in Cara Filler, who watched her identical sister pass away in a speed related car crash the day after their 18th birthday and the summer before their graduation.
Her story has reached over two million world-wide and has been featured on Ted Talks among other conferences, assemblies and presentations.
The following schools offering this impactful & informational assembly include:
• Alliance High School: September 19 @ 8:15 am
• Hemingford High School: September 19 @ 10 am
• Pine Ridge Job Corp: September 19 @ 3 pm
• Creek Valley High School: September 20 @ 8:15 am
• Sidney High School: September 20 @ 10 am
• Kimball High School: September 20 @ 12:30 pm
For more information, contact: Nicole Berosek at [email protected] or 308-279-3496.