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Summer 2011 | Vol. 13 | No. 2
SADD Honors GHSA Member Mike Stout
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) recently honored Michael R. Stout, Director of Illinois Division of Traffic Safety, with the SADD Outstanding Contribution Award. The award was presented to Director Stout at the 2011 SADD National Conference Awards Banquet by SADD President and Executive Director Penny Wells.
The Outstanding Contribution Award recognizes extraordinary accomplishment in advancing SADD’s mission. SADD recognized Stout’s leadership, creativity and dedication to the safety of the youth in Illinois. SADD noted that under Stout’s direction, the state’s teen safe driving program, Operation Safe Driving, has helped reduce Illinois teen deaths by nearly half.