Students get rides in fire trucks to Albion school

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 31 October 2019 at 8:25 pm

Fire Safety winners get picked up in the big red trucks

Photos courtesy of Sue Starkweather Miller

ALBION – Firefighters from Albion, Barre and Carlton have been picking up elementary students since last week and giving them a ride to school. First-grader Leo Gotte is shown with his teacher, Miss Samantha Seaman, and Carlton firefighter Ryan Woolston.

One student in each grade level – prekindergarten to grade 5 – won a ride in the fire truck. The winning student had the top poster or project to promote fire safety.

PreKindergarten winner Adysyn Lamb is joined by her teacher, Mrs. Deanna Moore.

Kenneth Whitcfoft from Mrs. Debra Perry’s room won for the kindergarteners. His classmates joined him for a group photo with the Albion fire truck.

Kindergarten winner Kenneth Whitcfoft and Mrs. Debra Perry wave to the class when they arrive at school.

Second grade winner Caleb Wolfe was joined on the ride his his teacher, Mrs. Kim Mergler.

Third grade winner Annabelle Harper from Mrs. Sheryl LeBaron’s room is helped off the bus by Albion firefighter Rob Connor.

Makenzie Cook is the fourth grade winner from Mrs. Cheryl Rightmyer’s class. They rode in a Barre fire truck.

Melodee Sager, a fifth-grader in Mr. Mark Skurzewski’s class, got to ride a Barre fire truck.

Another student, Rilee Tranello, is scheduled to get a ride on an Albion fire truck on Friday morning.

The fire safety week program and contest is organized by teacher Angie Wolfe.

Some of the winning posters and projects are in display in the lobby at the elementary school, including this one by first-grader Leo Gotte.

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