BELTON, MO (September 17, 2015) – Safe Fleet, the leading provider of safety solutions for fleet vehicles, is pleased to reveal the winner of Part 1 of the “United Against Bullying” coloring contest. The winning entry was submitted by Allison McKenna Fox from Meridian Middle School located in Lynden, WA.
Part 1 of the United Against Bullying coloring contest was organized by Safe Fleet and its subsidiaries from August 15th till September 15th and was open to students from all school districts across the United States and Canada. The drawing of the winning outline encourages kids to work together to stop bullying. As a winner, Allison McKenna Fox will receive an anti-bullying teddy bear, medal, button, and certificate.
“We were impressed by the creativity of students who took part in our contest and by the genuine interest of school communities to our program,” said Bob Parks, Vice President Human Resources at Safe Fleet. “The contest submissions covered a range of anti-bullying messages, teaching young people to be kind and supportive to each other. We thank all the students, educators, and parents for active participation and attention to the issue of bullying. It was a great inspiration for all our team to continue working on solutions and initiatives to stop bullying.”
During National Bullying Prevention month (October), Safe Fleet and its subsidiaries will launch Part 2 of the color contest. In this phase, students will color and submit the outline designed by Allison McKenna Fox. The winners will be selected from three different age categories: 5-7 years old, 8-10 years old, and 11+ years old. Each winner will receive an anti-bullying medal, a button and certificate, and a teddy bear. The winners’ schools will receive $500 towards the implementation of anti-bullying initiatives.
School transportation departments can submit applications for a $50,000 grant for the expansion of their anti-bullying training programs and the purchase of school bus safety equipment until October 15th.
Detailed information about the coloring contest and grant is available on the official Safe Fleet campaign web site at www.unitedagainstbullying.net.
About Safe Fleet
Headquartered in Belton, MO, Safe Fleet owns a portfolio of brands that provide safety solutions to fleet vehicle manufacturers and operators around the world. These brands serve five major markets including: emergency services, bus and rail, truck and trailer, utility, and industrial. With 1,000 employees, the Safe Fleet family of brands operates over 500,000 square feet of manufacturing space and targets markets with increasing demand for operator, passenger, and pedestrian safety. For more information about Safe Fleet please visit www.safefleet.net.
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