News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – BELCO announced the winners of their annual kite safety poster competition, with Suri Daniels, Evanna Peets, Cruz LeBlanc, and Kaden Bean-Wolfe all winning awards.
A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] today announced the winners of their annual kite safety poster competition. The competition, now in its 34th year, was open to Primary 1 and Primary 2 students and more than 150 posters were received.
“The best overall poster was awarded to five-year-old P1 student, Suri Daniels from Bermuda High School. Suri received a $500 toy voucher and a $500 BELCO voucher.
“The most beautiful poster was awarded to six-year-old P2 student, Evanna Peets from West Pembroke Primary School who received a prize of a $250 toy voucher prize.
“The best kite safety message poster was awarded to five-year-old P1 student, Cruz LeBlanc from Saltus Cavendish. Cruz received a $250 toy voucher prize.
“An honourable mention was awarded to Kaden Bean-Wolfe, a P2 student who attends West Pembroke Primary School. Kaden received a $100 toy voucher.
“Posters are currently on display at BELCO and on BELCO’s Facebook Page: @BELCOBermuda. BELCO’s annual kite safety poster competition once again involved visits to classrooms by BELCO staff and to discuss electricity safety especially whilst flying kites. The company is committed to fostering a culture of safety within our company, schools and community.”
Director of Communications and Sustainability Krista Barnes said: “This is our 34th year of the BELCO kite safety campaign and poster competition and, we thoroughly enjoy being able to visit classrooms and educating students about kite safety.
“It was wonderful to receive more than 150 fantastic posters from students across the island this year and it was difficult to choose the winners! Kite safety awareness is very important to highlight during the annual Good Friday holiday and by participating in the competition students learn the important lessons on electricity safety while having fun creating a piece of artwork.
“This year’s creative and colourful posters are on display on our Facebook page and bring great joy to our followers. On behalf of the staff at BELCO, congratulations to the winners!”
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