Mayor Smith Asks Residents to Help High School Obtain Grant by Taking Safe Driving Pledge Online

Mayor Mark A. Smith is urging Bayonne residents to take a safe driving pledge on Mayor Smith said, “Strong support from our community could help Bayonne High School obtain funding for a new simulator in driver education classes. I urge all residents to go to Take the driver safety pledge, and offer your support to Bayonne High School.” That website, which is sponsored by State Farm Insurance, will award grants based on the amount of support given online. The website is offering ten $100,000 grants, ninety $25,000 grants, and two concerts by Kelly Clarkson. The Bayonne Board of Education has estimated that a new simulator for driver education would cost approximately $92,000, which could be covered by one of the $100,000 grants. The contest runs online until Saturday, October 26.