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Teen wins national underage drinking prevention video contest
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Manatee County, Florida -  Christian Alvarez, a sophomore at Southeast High School in Bradenton, has been named the grand prize winner in the national Power of You(thvideo contest, put on by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

Alvarez will be recognized by MADD National President Jan Withers for him accomplisment during an event at his school on Wednesday, May 23 at the Southeast High School auditorium.

As the grand prize winner, Christian won an iPad 2, a spot in MADD’s National Teen Influencer Group, and an all-expenses-paid trip to MADD’s National Office in Dallas for a National Teen Influencer Summit in late June 2012. He will also receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to be recognized during MADD’s National Conference in September 2012.

Another Manatee County student, Nikelle Kelly from Lakewood Ranch High School, was also named one of the four additional contest winners. Here's a link to her entry: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4er-UHxY0xk.

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