Fire Poster Contest

Three Carson City Students Win State Fire Prevention Poster Contest
Posted on 09/30/2021
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The Carson City School District is pleased to announce the artwork and design of three fifth grade students from Fremont and Seeliger Elementary Schools have won the “2021 State of Nevada Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest.” The Nevada Department of Public Safety, State Fire Marshal Division selected the winners this year based on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) theme of "Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety."

The student winners include (alphabetically by school):

  • Ragan Beach, 5th Grade, Fremont Elementary, Carson City
  • Cage Kordonowy, 5th Grade, Fremont Elementary, Carson City
  • Sophie Rodriguez-Ramirez, 5th Grade, Seeliger Elementary, Carson City

The winning artwork will be featured on billboards in Carson City, Reno/Sparks, Elko and Las Vegas. Fire prevention week will be observed Oct. 3-9, 2021. The State Fire Marshal and Sparky the Fire Dog made special visits to schools Wednesday to present the awards.

"We'd like to thank the Department of Education, students, educators and parents for their involvement," said State Fire Marshal Mike Dzyak. "These types of contests help educate our students, who can then share lifesaving fire safety information with their families. By working together, we can all keep Nevada fire safe."

Winners of the contest are usually selected from four school grade categories; Elementary Levels; 1st through 4th Grades, Elementary Levels; 5th and 6th Grades, Middle School and High School. This year, with the challenges of COVID, the State Fire Marshal was pleased to receive submissions from one grade category, and winners were selected from this group.

Yocelynn Hernandez, 5th Grade, Silver Stage Middle, Silver Springs, was also recognized as a winner. Click here to learn more about this year’s theme from the NFPA.