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Stop Rx Abuse Winning Videos

Attorney General Cooper sponsors a student video competition each year to help educate North Carolina teens about the dangers of prescription drug abuse.  Watch winning videos from previous years.

2016 Winners: High School
First Place Winner
Loreal Bunn
Broughton High School, Raleigh

Second Place Winner
Evan Stinson
Starmount High School, Boonville

Third Place Winner
Danny Shen
Cape Fear Academy, Wilmington

High School Honorable Mentions

2016 Winners: Middle School
First Place Winner
Eli Dowler
Cane Creek Middle School, Fletcher

Second Place Winner
Alyssa Sawyer
New Century Middle School, Cameron

Third Place Winner
Jenna Hammonds
Spring Hill Middle School, Laurinburg

Middle School Honorable Mentions

Winners received the following prizes from contest sponsors:
For the high school contest, the first place winner received an Apple iPad, the second place winner received an GoPro Camera, and the third place winner received an iTunes gift card.  For the middle school contest, the first place winner received Beats Headphones,the second place winners received an Amazon gift card, and the third place winner received an iTunes gift card.

2015 Winners: High School
First Place Winner
Alex Arcara
Hendersonville High School, Hendersonville

Second Place Winner
Charlotte Dorn
Salem Academy, Winston-Salem

Third Place Winner
Alexander Byrd 
Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School, Raleigh

High School Honorable Mentions

2015 Winners: Middle School
First Place Winner
Symphany Wilson
Moyock Middle School, Moyock

Second Place Winner
Felicity Newbury
Heritage Middle School, Wake Forest

Third Place Winners
Austin Ennis and David Sisson
St. Stephens Lutheran School, Hickory

Middle School Honorable Mentions

Winners received the following prizes from contest sponsors:
For the high school contest, the first place winner received an Apple iPad, the second place winner received an iPod Touch, and the third place winner received an Amazon gift card.  For the middle school contest, the first place winner received Beats Headphones, and the second and third place winners received Amazon gift cards. 

2014 Winners
First Place Winner
Brandi Walker
Stanly Early College, Albemarle

Second Place Winner
Sam Collins
Burlington Christian Academy, Burlington

Third Place Winner
Samantha Wright
Gray Stone Day School, Misenheimer

Honorable Mentions 

Winners received the following prizes:
First Place: iPad donated by the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators.
Second Place: iPod Touch donated by the North Carolina Parent Resource Center.
Third Place: Gift cards donated by the Governor's Institute on Substance Abuse.

2013 Winners
First Place Winner

Brandon B. Jones
William A. Hough High School, Cornelius

Second Place Winner
Garrett Neal
Gray Stone Day School, Misemheimer

Third Place Winner
Bobby Kidder
Havelock High School, Havelock

Honorable Mentions

Winners received the following prizes:
First Place: iPad donated by the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators.
Second Place: iPod Touch donated by the North Carolina Parent Resource Center.
Third Place: Gift cards donated by the Governor's Institute on Substance Abuse.



2012 Winners
First Place Winner
Homero Plancarte
City of Medicine Academy, Durham

Second Place Winner
Trevor Belk
Porter Ridge High School, Indian Trail

Third Place Winner
Carson Banks
Farmville Central High School, Farmville

Honorable mentions

Winners received the following prizes:
First Place: iPad donated by the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators.
Second Place: iPod Touch donated by the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists.
Third Place: Gift cards donated by the Governor's Institute on Substance Abuse.