Garden City, Ks. (westernkansasnews.com)
By: Dylan Hunter
Carson Linenberger, a fifth grade student, at Charles O. Stones Intermediate Center, is the winner of the annual Kansas Department of Transportation’s “Put the Brakes on Fatalities” poster contest, for her age group in Southwest Kansas. The prize will be a new bicycle and helmet, which will be presented to her on Wednesday, October 17, at 8:30 a.m. during an assembly at the school.
Kids ages 5 to 13 in Kansas were encouraged to enter artwork for the statewide poster contest focusing on “Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day”, October 10, 2012. This is a nationwide effort to increase roadway safety and reduce all traffic fatalities.
Regional winners in the six regions and age groups (ages 5-7, ages 8-10 and ages 11-13) across the state will receive a bicycle donated by Wal-Mart stores in Kansas as well as a helmet donated by Safe Kids Kansas.
Three statewide winners will be selected from the regional winners. The statewide winners will receive a family package to the Great Wolf Lodge in Kansas City, Kansas.
For more information, go to KDOT’s website page at www.ksdot.org.
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