May 2, 2016
Submitted by Angela Vance, Emerald Coast Middle School
Emerald Coast Middle School students and PSA contest finalists Reese Branton and Alyssa Sutton are a singing duo, better known as “Storm Singers”. The Florida Division of Emergency Management selected the singers as 1st Place Winners in the 2016 Severe Weather Awareness Week Video PSA contest for middle school students.
Reese Branton and Alyssa Sutton created a song with unique lyrics and rhythm highlighting information on tornado safety for their PSA. The duo filmed the PSA in their Media Class at ECMS, taught by Ms. Angela Vance. The PSA titled, “Storm Singers” is posted on Kids Get a Plan Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/KidsGetAPlan. The students will receive prizes and perhaps an opportunity to participate in media/promotional events or ceremonies and interviews. The winning video will be professionally re-produced and used by the Division in the statewide public awareness campaign.