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Now in its 15th year, the Arrive Alive Creative Contest continues to educate teenagers during their most formative driving years.

Thanks to the ingenuity of the over 750 high school seniors who have entered, the contest has received positive press from across the state.

What follows is a sampling of some of the best articles, interviews, and videos featuring the contest and its winners.

We thank these media outlets for helping send the message to Mainers of all ages: “Stay Safe – Arrive Alive!”

Portland Press Herald

Bill Nemitz: Prominent attorney helps teenage drivers steer clear of personal injury

After more than a dozen years of a contest that raises awareness about drunk and distracted driving, Joe Bornstein is taking it to another level with a traveling art exhibit and upgraded website.

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WABI

Local Art Campaign Highlights Dangers of Distracted Driving

Don't drive distracted - - The message, while simple, is something teens can forget while on the road.

In response, the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein launched the Arrive Alive Creative Contest. In its 14th year, the traveling exhibit has featured the work of more than 700 students throughout the state.

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WFVX

"Arrive Alive" contest is now open for High School Seniors

Teenagers are taught at an early age to make smart decisions when driving.

Unfortunately those messages don't always sink in until something major happens. That's why "Arrive Alive" is holding yet another contest.

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WMTW

Art exhibit highlights dangers of distracted, drunk driving

A new art exhibit at the Portland Library called "Arrive Alive" aims to educate high school students about the dangers of distracted and drunk driving.

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Kennebec Journal

Vassalboro’s Bonenfant takes first in Arrive Alive Creative Contest

Erskine Academy graduate Alexis Bonenfant won first-place in the 13th annual Arrive Alive Creative Contest, sponsored by the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein. The contest asks students to come up with a creative message about the dangers of drinking and driving and/or distracted driving.

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Gorham Times

Recent Gorham High School graduate, Jamie Carter, won first-place in the 13th annual Arrive Alive Creative Contest sponsored by the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein.

The contest asks students to come up with a creative message about the dangers of drinking and driving and/or distracted driving.

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Twin City Times

ELHS grad takes first place in “Arrive Alive!” contest

Edward Little High School graduate Lily Russell won first place in the 13th annual Arrive Alive Creative Contest sponsored by the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein. The contest asks students to come up with a creative message about the dangers of drinking and driving and-or distracted driving. Continued on page 6 of the linked pdf.

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Bangor Daily News

Recent graduates send message: “ARRIVE ALIVE!”

Five recent high school graduates won first place in the 12th annual Arrive Alive Creative Contest sponsored by the law offices of Joe Bornstein. The contest asks students to come up with a creative message about the dangers of drinking and-or distracted driving.

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The Forecaster

FHS grads send winning message to ‘Arrive Alive’

Three recent Falmouth High School graduates received awards in the 12th annual Arrive Alive Creative Contest sponsored by the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein. The contest asks students to come up with a creative message about the dangers of drinking and driving and/or distracted driving.

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Knox Village Soup

Midcoast students place in Arrive Alive contest

Five recent Maine high school graduates won first-place in the 11th annual Arrive Alive Creative Contest sponsored by the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein, including several from the Midcoast, and local students also placed in second and third in various categories. The contest asks students to come up with a creative message about the dangers of drinking and driving and distracted driving.

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Portsmouth Herald

Local Senior Says Arrive Alive

Recent York High School graduate Brynn Vessey took first place in the 10th annual Arrive Alive Creative Contest sponsored by the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein. The contest asks students to come up with a creative message about the dangers of drinking and driving and distracted driving.

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The Windham Eagle

Student of the Week: Carpentier sends message to "Stay Safe - Arrive Alive!"

Recent Windham High School graduate Brad Carpentier won first-place in the 9th annual Arrive Alive Creative Contest sponsored by the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein. The contest asks students to come up with a creative message warning their peers about the dangers of drinking and driving and distracted driving.

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Bangor Daily News

Arrive Alive Creative Contest names 20 winners

Although the Arrive Alive Creative Contest has been around for eight years, you might not have heard about it. But 20 recent contest winners sure have, and if the annual contest — which hit a record 125 entries this year — keeps growing, we’ll all be hearing a lot more about it.

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Bangor Daily News

6 Bangor students earn honors for pitch

Abbe-Jaye Soohey directed and filmed a movie titled “Don’t Drink and Drive, Arrive Alive,” that put on film a tragic story of teen drinking designed to encourage her fellow classmates at Bangor High School to stay safe this graduation season.

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