Shields students win Lewes fire prevention awards

February 7, 2019

The Lewes Fire Department presented its annual awards Jan. 11 to Richard Shields Elementary School fire prevention poster and essay contest winners.

In the back are (l-r) Lewes Fire Department fire prevention committee members Vince Talino, Brigid Fresca, Stephanie Talino, Olga Fitch, Shields Principal Kim Colbridge, Caddie Joseph, Chubby Joseph and Bob Nicholson.

In the middle are (l-r) Somers Cole, kindergarten poster contest, third place; Jude Peacock, second- grade poster contest, third place; Sadie Strumpf, kindergarten poster contest, second place; Willet Cole, third-grade poster contest, third place; Quinn Clark, second-grade poster contest, first grade; Delaney Smith, second-grade poster contest, second place; Grace Eanes, third-grade poster contest, second place; Anna Farrell, first-grade poster contest, first place; Storm Warrington, second-grade poster contest, first place; and Madison Handley, third-grade poster contest, first place. She also placed third in the Sussex County contest.

Seated are (l-r) Sarah Fernandez, fourth-grade essay contest, third place; Madison Mark, fifth-grade essay contest, third place; Rylie Myers, fourth-grade essay contest, second place; Lee Levis, fifth-grade essay contest, second place; Angelina McCarthy, fourth-grade essay contest, first place; and Dorothy Deshazo, fifth-grade essay contest, first place.

Missing from the photo, kindergartener Josie Crowell won first place in the poster contest and also placed second in the county contest, and kindergartener Lily Peltz won third place in the poster contest. RON MACARTHUR PHOTO