24-Hour Domestic Abuse Hotline: 208.343.7025

EXIT

24-Hour Sexual Assault Hotline: 208.345.7273 (RAPE)

PSA Awards and Screening

24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 208.343.7025 24-hour Rape Crisis Hotline: 208.345.7273 (RAPE)

As Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month drew to a close, the WCA’s annual PSA Contest awarded its winners for the sixth consecutive year.  Every year, the Women’s and Children’s Alliance hosts a Public Service Announcement (PSA) Contest open to junior high and high school students across Idaho to raise awareness about teen dating violence. Students are invited to create digital posters or 29 second videos to highlight topics related to teen abuse.

Video Contest Winner Lana Ballenot, with WCA staff Rebecca Del Rossi and Chris Davis.

Video Contest Winner Lana Ballenot, with WCA staff Rebecca Del Rossi and Chris Davis.

Judges and staff were impressed with the high quality submissions, which provide information and resources about dating abuse and healthy relationships to teens and young adults. This year we had a record-breaking number of entries from students spanning from Caldwell to Idaho Falls. After submitting their designs and videos, guest judges who are professionals in their fields scored each individual submission. This year’s judges were Marco Vazquez of Intracon, Mike Kerby and Joan Cleary of c308 Marketing, and Anna Silver of 6 On Your Side on KIVI-TV. The winners are as follows:

1st Place High School: Lana Ballenot and Mackenzie Martinez, Boise High School               

Lana’s and Mackenzie’s Video

2nd Place High School: Thomas Rhodes and Chayton Aumier, Boise High School

Thomas’s and Chayton’s Video

1st Place Junior High: Jane Carney, North Junior High

Jane’s Video

1st Place Poster: Paige Busmann, Vision Charter School

Paige’s Poster

2nd Place Poster: Baylie McCallister, Boise High School

Baylie’s Poster

On Friday, March 1st, the WCA held a reception and awards ceremony for the students who participated in the contest to celebrate their hard work and accomplishments. The screening was open to the public and well attended by participants, friends, and family. At the reception guests viewed all of entries from this contest, which can be found here, followed by an awards ceremony for the winners of the contest.

Back to Blog >>

EVENTS

Aug 25

2022

WCA Mission Tour

Join us for a 35 minute virtual tour to learn about our mission of safety, healing and freedom through the stories of clients and the impact of our services. The WCA Mission Tour aims to inspire and educate about the complexities and realities of domestic abuse and sexual assault, both here in the Treasure Valley […]

learn more

Oct 02

2022

SueB 5k 10k 2022

On October 2, 2022, we celebrate the 13th annual SueB 5k 10k at noon After two years of racing virtually, we invite you to join us IN PERSON to raise awareness about domestic abuse, while memorializing the life of an individual who has brought so many people together. The SueB 5k 10k provides a space […]

learn more

Oct 12

2022

Witches Night Out at the Village

Mark your calendars for Witches Night Out on October 12, 2022 from 5 – 9 p.m. Wednesday, October 12 we will be celebrating Witches Night Out at The Village at Meridian, hosted by Meridian’s Centercal Properties and its marvelous merchants. Several sponsors help make the evening a resounding success, raising funds for the WCA’ clients’ […]

learn more

Oct 28

2022

Healing Begins with Hope

WCA Healing Begins with Hope Virtual Outreach and Fundraising Event When: October 28, 2022 As the WCA celebrates 112 years of changing lives, we would like to invite our community to mark their calendars and save the date! The event will be an opportunity to learn more about the WCA’s mission of safety, healing and […]

learn more

GET INVOLVED

PREVENTION & OUTREACH

VOLUNTEER

DONATE

© 2021 Women's and Children's Alliance | Privacy Policy | Equal Opportunity Policies