Fire Prevention Week Contest Winners Announced

Monday, October 30, 2017
All of the winners of this year's poster contest posed for a group photo
All of the winners of this year's poster contest posed for a group photo
- photo by Bruce Garner

The Chattanooga Fire Department held its annual Fire Prevention Week awards program on Monday, at the Chattanooga Public Library downtown.

Fire Marshal Beau Matlock and Assistant Fire Marshal Chuck Hartung announced the winners of the fire safety poster contest. The winning posters were the ones that best illustrated this year’s fire safety theme, which was “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” 

The winners received gift cards from Walmart, and the overall winner (i.e. Best of Show) will have her poster prominently displayed on a local billboard for a month. A complete list of the poster contest winners is included below:

Individual Grade Winners

Kindergarten – Jake Velazquez, Boyd Buchanan School

                                $50 Walmart Gift Card

1st Grade – Hannah Case, Chattanooga Christian School

                                $50 Walmart Gift Card

2nd Grade – Jonathan Martinez, East Lake Elementary

                                $50 Walmart Gift Card

3rd Grade – Carissa Bradley, Chattanooga Christian School

                                $50 Walmart Gift Card

4th Grade – Sydney Baker, Boyd Buchanan School

                                $50 Walmart Gift Card

5th Grade – Angelina Freeman, Red Bank Elementary

                                $50 Walmart Gift Card

6th Grade – Taala Issa, Boyd-Buchanan School

                                $50 Walmart Gift Card

7th Grade – Chloe Rice, Silverdale Baptist Academy 

                                $50 Walmart Gift Card

8th Grade – Nayeli Gabriel Juarez, East Lake Academy

                                $50 Walmart Gift Card

9th Grade – Ivy Henderson, Boyd-Buchanan School

                                $50 Walmart Gift Card

10th Grade – Jasmine Harvey, Tyner High Academy

                                $50 Walmart Gift Card

11th Grade – Anna Waldrep, Boyd Buchanan School

                                $50 Walmart Gift Card

12th Grade – Sara Li, Boyd Buchanan School

                                $50 Walmart Gift Card

Top Overall Winners:

3rd Place – Elizabeth Hoilman, 12th grade, Boyd-Buchanan School

                 $60 Walmart Gift Card

2nd Place – Mackenna Hood, 12th Grade, Boyd-Buchanan School

                  $70 Walmart Gift Card

1st Place – Hailey Nichols, 11th Grade, Boyd-Buchanan School

                 $80 Walmart Gift Card

Best of Show – Emily McCutcheon, 10th Grade, Boyd Buchanan School

                  $100 Walmart Gift Card & Poster Displayed on Billboard

 

Fire Marshal Beau Matlock stands next to the winning poster, created by Best of Show winner Emily McCutcheon from Boyd Buchanan School
Fire Marshal Beau Matlock stands next to the winning poster, created by Best of Show winner Emily McCutcheon from Boyd Buchanan School
- Photo2 by Bruce Garner

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