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Students make final push in Celebrate My Drive campaign

On Wednesday, Oct. 23, the State Farm and Morris Area mascots visited Stevens Community Medical Center to help gather support for the school's Celebrate My Drive campaign.

MORRIS -- Community members have until 11:59 p.m. today to make a pledge supporting safe driving to help Morris Area High School win a grant of up to $100,000. 

During Celebrate My Drive, anyone 14 and older could make one safe driving commitment per day at

This week, members of Morris’ chapter of the Business Professionals of America have been drumming up support online and in the community.

On Monday, BPA made an appeal during a school choir concert. On Wednesday, State Farm and Morris Area mascots visited local businesses, including Stevens Community Medical Center, to encourage community members to vote.

As of late Friday afternoon, Morris Area High school was in third place, just behind schools from Louisiana and Illinois.

To learn more about Celebrate My Drive, visit the group’s Facebook page – Celebrate My Drive-Morris BPA – at

Kim Ukura

Kim Ukura began working at the Farmington/Rosemount Independent Town Pages in August of 2016. Previously, she served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune for five years. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing. She has been recognized by the Minnesota Newspaper Association for human interest, multimedia, business and public affairs reporting. 

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