Charlotte, North Carolina Car Accident Law Firm Invites Local High School Students to Join the Fight Against Underage Drunk Driving and Possibly Win a College Scholarship

January 13, 2011, by Michael A. DeMayo

Our Charlotte, North Carolina car accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Michael DeMayo are proud to announce that for the ninth year in a row, the Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship program will be awarding $2,500 each to 15 local high school seniors. Recipients will be chosen among those who submit an essay or a presentation on how to prevent underage drinking and driving.

In total, our Charlotte, North Carolina personal injury lawyers will be awarding $37,500 in scholarship funds. Participating students must come from one of the following counties in North Carolina—Gaston, Mecklenburg, Union, Catawba, Cleveland, Cabarrus, Rowan, Lincoln, Stanly, Caldwell, Burke, Alexander, Scotland, Robeson, Cabarrus, Anson, Richmond, Iredell, or Cumberland—and South Carolina—Lancaster, York, Marlboro, Chesterfield, or Dillon. They also must have applied to a four-year university or college for full-time enrollment. The deadline for submitting the following items to our North Carolina car accident law firm is March 7, 2011:

• A completed application
• A presentation that emphasizes the dangers of drunk driving and encourages teenagers to refrain from underage drinking and driving. Essay, PowerPoint, video, brochure, or Web site formats are accepted.
• A high school transcript
• SAT results
• Two letters of recommendation

Visit our web page with the 2011 Official Contest Rules for more information on how to apply.

Winning presentations will be published in a booklet and given to lawmakers and community leaders. The Law Offices of Michael A. Mayo has awarded $162,000 in college scholarships since 2003 and is looking forward to continuing to help get the message out to teenagers that underage drinking and driving together can prove catastrophic.

Drunk driving continues to be a problem affecting all age groups. It can destroy lives and kill people. It helps to start educating drivers at a young age about the dangers of driving under the influence. Hopefully, this knowledge and awareness will save lives.

DeMayo Law Offices Awarding $37,500 in Scholarships to Graduating Seniors, PR Newswire, January 11, 2011

Winners of the 2010 Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship Join the Fight to Stop North Carolina Car Accidents Caused by Underage Drinking, North Carolina Car Accident Lawyer Blog, May 22, 2011

Related Web Resources:
Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship Program

Impaired Driving, Students Against Destructive Decisions


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