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Fire Prevention Poster Contest winners announced

Oct. 4, 2013 at 5:04 a.m.

The winners of this year's fire prevention poster contest are, from left, Angelica Mendez, first grade, Industrial Elementary School; Alyssa Garcia, second grade, Torres Elementary; Cayden Sanchez, third grade, Our Lady of Victory; Kate Aguayo, fourth grade, Our Lady of Victory; and Avery Baker, fifth grade, Industrial Elementary.

The Victoria Fire Department recently conducted a fire prevention poster contest at local schools in observance of National Fire Prevention Week. First-place winners of the poster contest were honored and recognized at an awards ceremony recently at Fire Station 1.

First-place winners

•  First grade

Angelica Mendez

Industrial Elementary School

Second grade

Alyssa Garcia

Torres Elementary

Third grade

Cayden Sanchez

Our Lady of Victory

Fourth grade

Kate Aguayo

Our Lady of Victory

Fifth grade

Avery Baker

Industrial Elementary

Sponsors for this year's fire prevention poster contest are: Victoria Fire and Safety, Donnie Koenig; Rosewood Funeral Home, Mike Biehunko, Nancy Witte and Robert Hairell; and Citgo, Allen Sizemore and Ronnie Hoerig.

Poster contest judges include Ricky DeLaGarza, Victoria College; Amanda Brown, KAVU; and Kathleen Card, Hospice of South Texas.

The winning posters will be on display at the Victoria Mall through Oct. 14.



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