Winners of traffic safety poster and essay competition announced

The San Pedro Transport Department on Sunday June 10th announced the winners of the traffic safety poster and essay competition at the SP Lion's Den. The competition was held under the auspices of San Pedro Town Councilor Kenrick Bracket under the theme "The importance of Traffic Safety." The SP Transport Department joined forces and conducted the event with the assistance of The San Pedro Sun, The Reef Radio and Ambergris Today.

The poster contest was for primary school students and was divided into three different grade groups. Group one consisted of Infant I and II, group two included Standard I, II and III while group three included Standard IV, V and VI. The students designed posters that include the various traffic signs such as pedestrian crossing, stop, yield and roundabout and some explained what the traffic signs meant. The colorful and unique posters were designed by hand and were presented on standard sized Bristol/poster board. Winners for the poster competition are as follows

Group One
1st Place - Javier Gongora - San Pedro Roman Catholic (SPRC) - Infant II
2nd Place - Alisha Lima - SPRCS-Infant II
3rd Place - Luis Mu´┐Żoz - SPRCS-Infant II

Group Two
1st Place - Gaven Zapata - Isla Bonita Elementary School-Standard III
2nd Place - Urielly Soto - SPRCS Standard- I
3rd Place - William Gonzalez - SPRCS Standard-III

Group Three
1st Place - Erwin Caliz - SPRCS Standard-VI
2nd Place - Yosselin Lara - Holy Cross Anglican School Standard-V
3rd Place - Laisha Gamez - Holy Cross Anglican School Standard-V

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