Front Row: Kayla Powell, Gloria Ravuri, Aruvel Rajeswaran, Dillion St. Ledger, Isabel Mossel, Back Row, Left to Right: Fire Inspector Nichole Hamilton, Fire Chief Josh Meier, Chamber President Thomas Paden, Deputy Fire Chief Chris Stoecklein.
Canton Fire Department’s annual Fire Prevention Poster Contest winners were honored Dec. 10, with a small ceremony held at Canton’s Administration Building.
The poster contest is for local elementary school children, and is held in conjunction with Fire Prevention Week to educate children on fire prevention awareness.
This year’s posters followed the National Fire Prevention Week theme of “Stay fire smart—don’t get burned.”
Posters were judged in two categories: First-Third Grade, and Fourth-Sixth Grade.
This year’s winners are:
First Place: Hiba Ghias, third grade at Achieve Charter Academy and Gloria Ravuri, sixth Grade at Plymouth Christian Academy Second Place: Angelina Horral, third grade at Plymouth Christian Academy and Dillon St. Ledger, sixth grade at Plymouth Christian Academy Third Place: Kayla Joy Powell, third grade at Plymouth Christian Academy and Arulvel Rajeswaran, fifth grade at Dodson Elementary School Honorable Mention: Ryan McCaig, first grade at All Saints Catholic School and Isabel Mossel, sixth grade at Plymouth Christian Academy
This year’s Fire Prevention event was sponsored by the Canton Chamber of Commerce.