Addison Mae Gehrt, 10, of Westmoreland is one of three northeast Kansas regional winners in the 2012 Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day poster contest. As a regional winner, Gehrt is being given a bicycle and a bicycle helmet donated by Safe Kids Kansas at a school assembly presentation at St. George Elementary School on Wednesday, (November 7) . Her poster can be seen here.
Not only does Gehrt take home regional honors, but she was also selected as one of the three statewide winners. As a statewide winner, she will receive a family package from the Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure and the Courtyard by Marriott of Salina, and also a $50 fuel card from the QuikTrip Corporation.
Over 614 poster contest entries were received across the state with 18 students receiving regional recognition and three students receiving statewide recognition.