Hispanic Students Win Fifth Annual Metra Safety Contest

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsMetra announced the winners of its annual Safety Contest designed to promote and reinforce railroad safety to keep children safe around trains. This year’s poster contest welcomed a number of Hispanic student winners from throughout the region, including three first place winners; two second place winners and four third place winners. First-place contest winners were honored at Metra’s regular monthly meeting of its August Board of Directors. Information about the campaign along with all of the Safety Contest winners is available at www.metracontest.com and www.facebook.com/MetraContest.

The following students were chosen as the 2010-2011 Safety Poster Contest’s first-place winners:

  • Giselle Garcia, Third Grade, Joseph E. Gary Elementary School
  • Jasmine Meza, Fifth Grade, Winnebago Elementary School
  • Benito Galvez, Ninth Grade, Woodstock High School

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