Local student wins top spot in video

WorkSafeBC video competition brings award to Noah Allman

Noah Allman

Noah Allman took the top spot for his video Billy and the Beast, in the Grade 8 – 10 category for the 10th annual WorkSafeBC Student Safety Video Contest.  To view Billy and the Beast go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uq0oxr_Ichg

This year’s theme, No bullies at work – my right to a safe and respectful workplace, resonated with students resulting in many outstanding entries. More than 138 students took part in submitting 55 videos in 2015, representing 21 schools throughout the province.

Noah Allman, a resident of the municipality of Sooke on Vancouver Island, is enrolled in Self Design High, an on-line BC Ministry of Education certified K to 12 program.

Students from Southridge School in Surrey placed second in the same category with their video Kitchen Bullies focusing on the tag line Clean up bullying – If you see it, report it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-Qk2B7-5zo&feature=youtu.be

The WorkSafeBC Student Safety Video Contest in the last decade has received 461 video entries, representing the combined efforts of close to 1,550 students. The purpose of the contest is to engage students in the culture of occupational health and safety.

Winners take home cash prizes sponsored by Actsafe, Kiewit Infrastructure, Ledcor Group of Companies, London Drugs and Seaspan Marine Corporation.

To view all the winning entries and learn more about the contest go to: http://www2.worksafebc.com/Topics/YoungWorker/Past-Winners.asp

Noah Allman also likeS to mountaIn bike, build trails and film.

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