Join the 2024 High School Video Contest!
Marion County, Polk County, and Salem Health are hosting a high school healthy choices video contest. $500-$1,000 prizes are awarded to the Top-3 winners based on educational content, creativity, and video production. Download the contest registration form and enter your creative video for a chance to win!
Due Date: April 30th, 2024
2024 Healthy Choices Video Contest Fine Print and Release Forms.docx
2024 High School Healthy Choices Video Contest Flier.pdf
2023 Video Contest Winners!
In May 2023, Marion County Health Promotion & Prevention and Polk County Family & Community Outreach hosted a teenage video contest to increase awareness about mental health from the perspective of youth. The contest asked teens to create a video to promote healthy alternatives to substance use, prevent adverse behaviors, or prepare for environmental emergencies. Chueck out the 2022-23 winning teams below! For previous year winners, head to our YouTube Page
"There's Always Help" by Leah Anderson, Alex Gauthier, Zach Harrington, and Tyler Koenig from McNary High School. Their video follows a couple in need of help with problem gambling and finding it by reaching out to a counselor for actionable steps to make lifestyle changes.
"Healthy Alternatives to Substance Abuse" by Mica Tonnsen and Ash Smith from Central High School. Their video portrays a peer pressure scenario, discusses facts, and healthy alternatives to drug use.
"Stall Call" by Brodi Maxwell, Alexander Cotton, Moses Vasquez, and Diego Piceno from McNary High School. Their video follows an athlete who struggles with a vape addiction and seeks help through a counselor and peers.