8 schools to take part in mocktail competition in honor of impaired driving victims
WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — A mocktail competition will be held at Bishop Hendricken High School on Thursday night in honor of Rhode Islanders who have lost their lives due to impaired driving.
The Rhode Island chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving and Youth Driven organized the event to show how preventable drunk or impaired driving tragedies are by having a friendly competition with no alcohol involved.
Eight teams will compete to make the best mocktail based on presentation, table display, and taste starting at 6 p.m.
The following schools will participate in memory of local victims:
- Bishop Hendricken, in honor of Officer Ryan Bourque
- The Prout School, in honor of Olivia Passaretti
- Cranston East High School, in honor of Amber Pelletier
- Mt. Hope High School, in honor of Emma Brown & Lorenzo Smith
- Scituate High School, in honor of Eliza DeAngelis
- Burrillville/Ponaganset High School, in honor of Marsha Bowman
- Curtis Corner Middle School, in honor of Tori Lynn Andreozzi
- East Providence Youth Council, in honor of Patty Daniels
The competition is free and open to the public.
Those who have been personally impacted by impaired driving are especially encouraged to attend.