Center for Urban Affairs Partners with DPI and Others to Conduct the First MAKING TRACKS Video Competition to Help Keep School Children Safe

On Monday, October 15, State Superintendent Dr. June Atkinson recognized the efforts of NC State’s Center for Urban Affairs, who partnered with the Department of Public Instruction and others to conduct the first MAKING TRACKS video competition to raise awareness among students and parents about pedestrian safety.

Students were challenged to focus on the important rules of pedestrian and school bus safety.  Entries were received from all over the state.  The 1st place team received a $250 gift certificate and all top entries received Making Tracks t-shirts.   Winning videos were shown at the School Bus Safety exhibit at the 2012 State Fair.  To view the winning videos, go to

For more information about the contest, please go to

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