April 12, 2013: 2013 National Video Contest adds National Education Conference along with Red Carpet Awards ShowRead Full Text
February 28, 2013: 24 hours of NO BULL! National youth-led organization invites teens to participate in live broadcast to send digital responsibility message!Read Full Text
February 22, 2013: “The Bully Effect: An Anderson Copper Special” Premieres Thursday, February 28thRead Full Text
December 14, 2012: Anti-Bullying video competition invites Canadian students to compete. Read Full Text
December 14, 2012: 2013 NO BULL Challenge promoting digital responsibility launched; Steve Harvey signs on as a judge. Read Full Text
October 1, 2012: A “NO BULL” Challenge for schools: get, free anti-bullying lessons to students by Election Day. Read Full Text
July 27, 2012: Texas teen wins top prize at 2012 NO BULL Teen Video Awards for his anti-bullying film. Read Full Text
July 10, 2012: Sean Kingston and New Boyz to perform at 2012 NO BULL Teen Video Awards, July 21st in San Francisco. Read Full Text
July 9, 2012: Fanlala Partners with The Great American NO BULL Challenge to put on the NO BULL Teen Video Awards. Read Full Text
May 25, 2012: Great American NO BULL Challenge honors Harvey Weinstein with Lifetime Achievement Award. Read Full Text
May 24, 2012: NO BULL Challenge founder supports suspended teen who created anti-bullying video. Read Full Text
May 17, 2012: Live Nominations Announced; NO BULL Challenge Presents this Year’s Fifteen Student Nominees… Read Full Text
April 30, 2012: NO BULL Judges Panel comes together to hand pick 15 nominees to attend the First Annual Teen Video Awards. Read Full Text
March 19, 2012: Leading cyber safety expert Shawn Edgington reacts to Rutgers verdict. Read Full Text
March 16, 2012: Schools request extension: NO BULL Challenge extends contest deadline for teens to submit videos. Read Full Text
March 14, 2012: ”BULLY” director will judge the Teen Video Awards for the NO BULL Challenge. Read Full Text
March 7, 2012: Ohio teens debut anti-bullying videos as part of the Great American NO BULL Challenge. Read Full Text
January 19, 2012: Teens respond quickly to The NO BULL Teen Video Awards, a new contest to fight cyberbullying. Read Full Text
January 18, 2012: SocialShield Sponsors The NO BULL Teen Video Awards Largest Youth-Led National Campaign Against Cyberbullying to Spotlight Realities of Bullying in the Digital Age.Read Full Text
January 13, 2012: NO BULL Teen Video Awards Will Celebrate Teens Who Stand Up to Cyberbullying; The Great American NO BULL Challenge Kicks Off Sunday. Read Full Text
January 11, 2012: Formspring joins the Great American NO BULL Challenge to fight cyberbullying! Read Full Text
January 6, 2012: Teen racing sensation drives home a message; cyberbullying must stop. Zach Veach asks teenagers to join The Great American NO BULL Challenge. Read Full Text
November 17, 2011: Teen victim takes her fight to end cyberbullying to County Board and Illinois Governor. Paige Logan goes before the Effingham County Board on Monday, November 21, to ask board members to declare the County, a NO BULL County. Read Full Text
October 4, 2011: Nation’s largest campaign against cyberbullying is launched; teens are challenged to find solutions to these attacks. Dr. Mehmet Oz and daughter Zoe lend their voices to The Great American NO BULL Challenge. The Cyber Safety Academy today launches The Great American NO BULL Challenge, the first youth led program empowering students to stop cyberbullying, a problem 50% of teenagers have experienced, sometimes with deadly results. Read Full Text
IN THE NEWS
Father embarks on 2-year anti-bullying walk Watch the video here
Local Video Entry Competes For Honors In Anti-Bullying Campaign Read the story here
NO BULL National Spokesperson receives Governor’s Volunteer Service Award for 2013! Read the story here
Silver Creek High School joins The Great American NO BULL Challenge, The Raiders pride themselves on being Leaders! Read here
“Silent” bullying videos speak volumes… Read all about the journey of two amazing students who have created a movement in their community by joining the Great American NO BULL Challenge. Read the full story here
Watch Sacramento Charter High School students discuss their involvement with the Great American NO BULL Challenge! View the video here
Fox 17 talks with students of Sacramento Charter High School, a member of HealthCorps about their experiences with cyberbullying and their reasons to join the Challenge! View the video here
“Victory isn’t defined by wins or losses. It is defined by effort. If you can truthfully say, ‘I did the best I could, I gave everything I had,’ then you’re a winner.” -Wolfgang Schadler Travis County 4-H – Austin, Texas invite their members to join the Challenge! View the details here
Be sure to listen to “Fernando and Greg” in the morning as they talk about The Great American NO BULL Challenge! Listen to Movin’ 99.7 now
Oregon Department of Education Superintendent’s Update features “NO BULL Teen Video Contest”. View here
Founder, Shawn Edgington speaks with Bonnie D. Graham and guests on “Read My Lips Radio” about the importance of staying safe online and why she created the Great American NO BULL Challenge and NO BULL Teen Video Awards. Listen to the interview here
Formspring is thrilled to be a sponsor and partner of The Great American NO BULL Challenge, a first-of-its-kind anti-bullying video contest and awards show.Read the full blog here
Zach Veach graduates to Star Mazda with Andretti. View the article here
Bestselling author Shawn Edgington is using the power of social networking to inspire 25 million teens to build each other up instead of tear each other down. View here
Paige Logan discusses her experience with cyberbullies and her role as a National Spokesperson for the Great American NO BULL Challenge.Listen to the podcast here
National Spokesperson Zach Veach, 16-Year-Old Race Car Driver Defeats Competition And School Bullies.Read the full article
Shawn Edgington joins WELY 94.5 FM’s the “End of the Road Morning Show” with Eli and Robyn to discuss the launch of the campaign and how teens can win BIG for participating.
Bullied Teen’s Mom Launches The Great American NO BULL Challenge: Great American NO BULL Challenge Makes Bullying ‘Uncool’. Read the full article here
Shawn Edgington explains all about how the Great American NO BULL Challenge gives teens the opportunity to compete in a national competition featuring a star-studded red carpet awards event with Bill Dablow and Jamie Dickerman of “Double D’s in the Morning!”Listen to the interview here
Shawn Edgington, Founder of the Great American NO BULL Challenge speaks out against cyberbullying during “Community Speaks” on the Buzz 1370 AM.
Founder, Shawn Edgington talks to 103.7 KISS FM’sLeigh McNabb about how she and her team are using the power of social media to encourage 25 million teens to build each up instead of tear each other down by enabling them to write and direct their own short videos with an anti-cyberbullying message.
The Great American NO BULL Challenge will be featured in “Teen Times” a publication put out through FCCLA, a proud partner of the challenge. View ad here
National Spokesperson, Nicole Edgington, will be the cover feature in the January issue of Scholastic Magazine! Nicole shares her personal triumph over her cyberbully incident and offers hope to others through the Great American NO BULL Challenge. Read the article here
Shawn Edgington and the NO BULL Youth Advisory Council share 10 important tips to staying safe while using social media for teenDailyStrength. View tips here
The Great American NO BULL Challenge Spokespeople speak with Neil Haley on the “Total Education Hour” about their personal experience with being bullied by others.
Youth Advisory Council Member, Christina Green, presented the Great American NO BULL Challenge at the State Executive Board Meeting for Business Professionals of America.
Shawn Edgington and daughter, Nicole sit with Robin Fahr for an interview on“Conversations” regarding the Great American NO BULL Challenge.
Three of our NO BULL Challenge Spokespeople, Nicole Edgington, Zach Veach and Zoe Oz, attend the Pencils of Promise Benefit in New York City.
Our National Spokesperson, Paige Logan has been very busy making her voice heard in Effingham County. Read these articles to see all of Paige’s hard effort put forth to be the first to have a NO BULL County!
Founder, Shawn Edgington and National Spokesperson, Nicole Edgington are interviewed on the “Bob Cudmore Show” to discuss their personal experience with cyberbullying and talk about the Great American NO BULL Challenge as a solution to this very serious problem.
Listen to National Spokesperson, Nicole Edgington talk about her personal cyberbully experience live on “Keeping Connected with Trevor Crow“.Listen to the interview here
Zach Veach, teen race car driver and The Great American NO BULL Challenge Spokesperson discusses his experience with bullying and his book on CNN.
Shawn Edgington and daughter Nicole discuss cyberbullying and the Great American NO BULL Challenge on Fox News.
SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT
“The students at Cypress Ranch High School united to create the Lip Dub video for the NO BULL Challenge, and that really was just the beginning of student body union. We have seen barriers broken down and students shine with the encouragement of being themselves.” – Jill H. English, English I/Student Council Sponsor, Cypress Ranch High School, Cypress, TX
“This year our school had two suicides. We were concerned about bullying and self esteem issues and wanted the students to realize ways that they can fight bullying without fighting one another. I heard about the NO BULL Challenge, and knew it would be an excellent opportunity for my students to get involved and they were excited! They worked hard and felt that they were doing something productive to give back to the classmates they lost, and to prevent that from happening in the future.” – Allison Gable, Math Teacher, R.B Stall High School, North Charleston, SC
“The NO BULL Challenge has hit hard with the students. Bullying has become a hot-button issue in our nation’s schools over the past few years. For the broadcast students to take up this cause and get the message out to the masses has been a wonderful opportunity. Thank you so much for what you are all doing to help the silent majority have a voice.” – Michael Clark, Broadcast Journalism Teacher, Coronado High School, Henderson, NV
“I really appreciate what NO BULL is doing. As a teacher I see the results, tears, anger, and depression of cyberbullying. Many kids started to watch the videos that the contest has, and many students voted for their pick. I am seeing more students trying to stand up against the bully.” – Becky Andrews, District Librarian, Central Decatur Schools, Decatur, IA
“Contests like the Great American NO BULL Challenge enable students to redirect their attention to the heart of the issue and hopefully grasp the importance of how their actions affect other people around them. They are great motivators to get students thinking, working together, and to realize that there is something to be said about having ambition.” – Emily Grau, District Media Director, Madison High School, Madison, OH
“I can’t even begin to explain what the NO BULL experience has meant to the students, and to us, the teachers. The climate of our sixth grade has completely changed. We are not having near as many referrals or suspensions. It continues to be a reminder of the problem and how we are helping to solve it. The video has done all this! I am thrilled to have been a part of this process and am super, super proud of my 6th grade students!” – Kari Millan, Language Arts Teacher, Bell Elementary School, Tulsa, OK
“Bullying was becoming a true problem from 4-H specialists and programs. The Great American NO BULL Challenge is hands down one of the most worthwhile and rewarding video contests that my class and students have ever been a part of.” – Shannon Wade Farrell, 4-H Agent, Mt. Olivet, KY
“During the production phase of my student’s video, we had a tragic incident at a high school not far from ours. In Chardon, OH, a young gunman barged into the high school and killed three students. Bullying was alleged to be a factor contributing to the young man’s anger. As my class discussed the horrifying events of that day, it was apparent to me that my students were very much moved by the entire story. I believe they were motivated to try to do what they could with their video to stop something like that from ever happening again.” – Frank Wiewandt, Photo/Video Instructor, Medina County Career Center, Medina, OH