Representing the City of Orange Beach at a teen driving safety assembly at Gulf Shores High School on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, City Administrator Ken Grimes presented a proclamation made by Mayor Tony Kennon and the City Council officially recognizing Oct. 15-21, 2017 as National Teen Driver Safety Week.
Grimes presented the proclamation and a few words of safety and insight alongside Grant Brown, who presented Gulf Shores' recognition of teen driving safety.
Marcus Early, Gulf Shores High School's drivers education teacher, coordinates the awareness event each year. This year's keynote speaker was Senior Special Agent Jamie Maloy with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, State Bureau of Investigations.
During the assembly, the winners of the “Safe Driving” public service announcement contest were announced. This year's winners were Annake Tyne, Erin Travis and Devin Wells. The contest is jointly sponsored by local radio station, Sunny 105.7 and local State Farm agent, Frances Holk-Jones, along with other local businesses.
To hear the winning PSA, visit www.sunny1057.com.