Fiona Fares, of Caroline Bentley, poses for a photo with her drawing. The posters were based on the National Fire Prevention Association’s Fire Prevention Week Theme for 2019 which was, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape.”
ABOVE LEFT: Grace Frankovich, of Nelson Ridge, poses for a photo with her drawing. During the month of October the New Lenox Fire Protection District conducted a Fire Safety Message Poster Contest for all the fifth grade classrooms in New Lenox. Photos Submitted
Gabe Laserna, of Spencer Crossing, poses for a photo with his drawing. All participating schools submitted their posters by Oct. 11. The posters were then judged by the NLFPD firefighters and administrative staff. There was one winner per school. Each winner received two movie tickets to AMC Theater along with a free pizza from Chicago Dough.
PHOTOS: Fifth-grade fire artists
4:00 am CST November 9, 2019
New Lenox fifth-graders create posters based on 2019 fire prevention theme