Local students win prizes in Burn Fund poster contest

Five kids from Auguston Traditional elementary in Abbotsford among winners across B.C.

(From left) Connor

(From left) Connor

A student from Auguston Traditional elementary in Abbotsford was the Lower Mainland regional winner in the Burn Awareness Week poster contest.

Grade 5 student Summer was joined by four honorable mention winners from the school: Connor, Denae, Marissa and Emily.

They are all students in Stephen Lawson’s class at Auguston.

The contest was recently held by the B.C. Professional Fire Fighters Burn Fund and awarded prizes to 50 students in five regional areas.

Regional winners received $500 for their school, a pizza party for their class, a plush Dalmatian toy for themselves and a framed certificate.

Honorable mention winners receive $50 each for the school and a Dalmatian toy for themselves.

All the winning posters can be viewed online at burnfund.org for a year.