SIA School Safety Advocate Award

Recognizing LEaderishp in Encouraging the Effective Use of Technology to Enhance School Security

About the SIA School Safety Advocate Award

The SIA School Safety Advocate Award is presented to individuals that have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in advancing legislation, standards, public policies or other initiatives that encourage the effective use of technology solutions and procedures to enhance school security and safety. This award is presented at the SIA GovSummit.

2024 School Safety Advocate Award Recipient: Camden Dalrymple

SIA has recognized Camden Dalrymple as the 2024 winner of the SIA School Safety Advocate Award. Dalrymple is a 10th-grade student at Montgomery High School in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, and the student manager for the Montgomery Area School District’s broadcasting program. In his first solo project with the broadcasting program, Dalrymple served as creative director, copywriter and video for a “Stop the Prop” public service announcement video created to bring further awareness to school safety. The Stop the Prop campaign empowers students, school employees and visitors to help keep schools safer by following a simple step: not propping open doors, and closing doors they see propped open.

[Read the official press release.]