2010 BHSM Song and Video Contest Winners
This year's BHSM Song and Video Contest challenged participants to create an original song and video about healthy listening principles. The songs focused on the Listen To Your Buds theme of "Protect Your Hearing...You Need It For A Lifetime!" and on educating children 10 years old and younger about protecting their hearing. Participants uploaded videos to the contest site on YouTube. Songs and videos were then evaluated on the basis of originality, message, creativity, and aesthetic appeal. First prize was $250 and an award certificate.
1st place: "Protect Your Hearing (You'll Need It for a Lifetime)" by Clark Teeple. Clark, the writer and performer of the song, is a sophomore at Grand Haven High School and the son of Sandra Teeple, a speech-language pathologist and ASHA member in Grand Haven, Michigan.
2nd place: "Protect Our Ears" by Sivan Schondorf. ASHA member and speech-language pathologists Sivan Schondorf of Los Angeles, California, created and sang this original song.
3rd place: "Protecting Your Ears" by Grant Teeple. Grant is a 6th grader at White Pines Middle School and Clark's younger brother.
Honorable mention: "Turn Down the Volume and Protect Your Ears" by Skyline High School students in the Asperger Inclusion Program in Oakland, California.
Thanks to all who participated! You can view all the great submissions on YouTube.