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Anti-Bullying Video Contest

Winners of the 2015 TELL Anti-Bullying Video Competition

TELL is pleased to announce the winners of its first Anti-Bullying Student Video Competition. English speaking high school and middle school students across Japan were encouraged to unleash their creativity and submit video entries following this year’s Competition theme, “Stand Up Don’t Stand By.” TELL understands that bullying is a serious issue in our schools and communities, and when left unattended can have a serious impact on a young person’s mental health, emotional well-being and identity. The aim of this year’s competition was to raise further awareness to this important issue and help prevent bullying in our society through education and awareness.

This year, 9 entries were received, which in turn received over 5,500 views on YouTube.
GoPro prizes ranging from Hero 4 Black – Hero will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams in the following categories: for High school and Middle school student categories and GoPro Hero 3+silver will be awarded to Viewers’ Choice – PSA (Public Service Announcement) for receiving the most likes on YouTube.

High School PSA Category Winners:
1st place team – GoPro Hero Black: Kodo Sugawara – Hiroo Gakuen International School – Minato-Ku
2nd place team – GoPro Hero 3 + Silver: Wanonno Iqtyider – Tsukuba International School – Ibaraki.
3rd place team – oPro hero 3 + White: Karen Neish – Tsukuba International School – Ibaraki.

Middle School PSA Category Winners:
1st place team – GoPro Hero 3 + Silver: Ayana Yaegashi – International School of the Sacred Heart – Shibuya.
2nd place team – GoPro hero 3 + White: Isabel Bosch – American school in Japan – Chofu.
3rd place team – GoPro Hero: Lekima Yakuden – Hammasuka Junior High

Viewers’ PSA Category Winner :
GoPro Hero 3 + Silver: Kodo Sugawara – Hiroo Gakuen International School – Minato-Ku

Congratulations to this year’s winners and Competition participants. Thank you everyone for Standing Up and making a difference.

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TELL would like to thank the judges in our first Anti-Bullying Competition, Megumi Fukusawa and David Haruyama for their support along with Alex Herpst for helping to organize the competition.

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