Stopping bullying starts with YOU!

Thanks to everyone who submitted entries for Buddies Not Bullies

“It Starts with You” PSA contest 2017!

Two judges narrowed down the field to five top entries in the High School category, and the top Middle School entry.  Buddies Not Bullies Board of Directors then took the time to review the top entries, and came up with these final results:

Middle School Category

First Place goes to:  “There’s a Difference Between a Buddy and a Bully”  submitted by Shelby Singleton & Ethan Taff – Kearney, Missouri

High School Category

First Place goes to:  “SPEAK UP”  submitted by Payton Van Pelt & Hannah Derks – Green Bay, Wisconsin
Speak Up

Second Place goes to:  “Sticks and Stones” submitted by Rachelle Bousquet & Hannah Leopold-Brandt – Lincoln, Rhode Island
Lincoln RI second place


Third Place goes to:  “Labels Do Not Define You” submitted by Molly Eckelkamp, Cassidy Keeven, Colton Souders, & Kate Freitag – Washington, Missouri

Washington HS 3rd Place


Honorable Mention goes to:  “The Story We Have All Heard” submitted by Haylee Sanford, Antveon Briggs, Erica Toledo, & Jason Jackson – St. Louis, Missouri
Ritenour HM


Honorable Mention goes to:  “Be a Buddy, Not a Bully “ submitted by Jon Amlong, Autumn Osia, Zach Batson, & Emma Piar-Shaw – Washington, Missouri

WHS Honorable Mention

Congratulations to our winners!

Bullying can be prevented.  It all starts with YOU.