TOPEKA-Aaron Moore of Oakley, Indigo Anne Guise of WaKeeney, and Donnovan Schroeder of Herndon are winners for the northwest region of Kansas in the annual Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day poster contest.
Each child will receive a bicycle donated by the Walmart store in Hays , and a helmet donated by Safe Kids Kansas.
Aaron, 6, is the son of Casey and Tama Moore. Representatives of the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) and Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) will award Moore his prizes during an assembly at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 at the Oakley Grade School. Aaron’s poster was also selected as statewide winner in his age category and will receive a family package at Great Wolf Lodge in Kansas City and a fuel card from QuikTrip Corporation.
Indigo, 10, is the daughter of Glen Guise. She will receive her bike and helmet during a presentation at 1:15 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10 at Trego County/WaKeeney Junior High. She is a fifth-grader.
Donnovan, 12, is the son of Jim and Destiny Schroeder. He will receive his bike and helmet during an assembly at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Rawlins County Junior High in Atwood. He is in seventh grade.
A total of 642 poster contest entries were received across the state with 18 kids receiving regional and statewide recognition. The contest helps make people of all ages aware of the need to reduce fatalities on our nation’s highways. Numerous transportation organizations across the state sponsor the event.