Penn College Hosts 21st Annual SADD Conference

Published 03.06.2012


Chris Smith, a highway safety specialist with the Lycoming Community Traffic Safety Project, addresses students Jim and Sylvia Davis, whose son Jamie was killed by a drunk driver in 1990, annually sponsor a memorial prize at the convention Diane Stanzione, longtime SADD coordinator for Loyalsock Township High School, introduces a student speaker Loyalsock Township High School student Kayla VanFleet introduces a video titled 'Graduation Day,' closing the regional SADD convention About 250 students and advisers from 15 area schools attended the 21st annual Students Against Destructive Decisions regional conference Tuesday in Penn College's Klump Academic Center. Co-sponsored by PennDOT, the Community Traffic Safety Project and other safety partners, the conference featured personal stories of how destructive decisions can irrevocably change lives. Workshop topics included texting while driving, current trends in adolescent substance abuse, traumatic brain injury, distracted driving, perceptive driving and more.