(Laredo, Tx)- The “Teens in the Driver Seat Organization” of the Vidal M. Trevino School of Communications and Fine Arts receives accolades Friday, May 5, in Austin at the Texas State Capitol for the TDS Day during the Capitol event. The VMT organization was recognized for its contribution for raising awareness of safe teen driving by for the Texas Teens in the Driver Seat Organization.
The VMT Teens in the Driver Seat program was recognized as the top program in the state by placing first and winning $500 in the Texas Teens in the Driver Seat Cup in the 2A/3A state division.
The Trevino Magnet School program once again had two students chosen for the 13 member Texas Teens in the Driver Seat Advisory Board. Tony Bondoc and Amanda Castaneda were selected as a member of the state board.
Highlighted were three activities that the VMT program conducted in Laredo last year which included the Fernando A. Salinas 5K Run in memory of Mercurio Martinez, IV, and both radio and television public service announcements prepared, acted in, and edited by the VMT Communications classes.