Be Tick Smart High School Video Contest

Be Tick Smart. Repel. Inspect. Remove

Video Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to our 2015 "Be Tick Smart" Video Contest Winners!

Thank you to all the students who submitted a video!!

1st Place: Be Tick Smart – It’s Easy
by Kaelan, Aja, and Rebekah - River Valley Technical Center

2nd Place: Repel. Inspect. Remove.
by MyKayle and Nani - Burlington Technical Center, Electronic Recording Arts

3rd Place: Patrick Goes for a Walk
by Phineas and Skip - Burlington Technical Center, Electronic Recording Arts

See all 2015 Video Submissions

View past years' "Be Tick Smart" student videos:

2015  |  2014  |  2013

Background info about ticks & Lyme disease

To create a winning PSA, you need to have a good understanding about ticks, including the tick lifecycle, the bacterial infection that causes Lyme disease, and how to prevent it.

Booklet: The Ticks Are Out - What you should know about tick bites and Lyme disease.

Did You Know? Tickborne illnesses are most frequently transmitted between early spring and late fall, since ticks are most active during warm months.

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Prevention messages

tickListen to our PSA's for quick tips about how to Be Tick Smart and prevent Lyme disease

tickTest yourself: Play the Tick I.D. Game created by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services

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Have questions?

If you have any questions about the contest, please contact:

Chaity Naik
Vermont Department of Health
Tel: 800-640-4374 or 802-863-7240

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