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Franklin Regional seeks support for State Farm grant

By Daveen Rae Kurutz
Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, 3:21 p.m.
 

Franklin Regional High School is one of at least nine area schools vying for one of 10 $100,000 grants from State Farm.

Students kicked off their “Celebrate My Drive” campaign Friday with a “Buckling for Bucks” event at 7 a.m. Students who buckled their seat belts on their drive to school received $1.

The school began collecting online pledges at midnight Friday as part of the competition. The 100 schools that receive the most pledges for safe driving — from students and community members — will receive grants from State Farm and will be entered to win a private concert by pop singer Kelly Clarkson.

Pledges can be signed online at www.celebratemydrive.com until 1 a.m. Oct. 27.

Daveen Rae Kurutz is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-856-7400, ext. 8627, or dkurutz@tribweb.com.

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