COUNCIL ROCK >> The Philadelphia Chapter of the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters Society (CPCU), a professional insurance educational society, has announced the winners of its 33rd annual Fire Safety In The Home Contest co-sponsored with the Council Rock School Board.
Students in the Council Rock elementary schools were invited to write essays or create posters on the subject of fire safety during National Fire Prevention Week, October 9 to 15. Each school in the district submitted its top entrants for the final judging. The panel of judges was comprised of School Board Director Mark Byelich, Northampton Township Fire Marshal Frank Fenton and former Northampton Township Supervisor Pete Palestina, CPCU who is the coordinator of the contest for the CPCU organization.
The awards will be presented at the Council Rock School Board meeting on November 17 beginning at 7 p.m. and again at the Northampton Township Board of Supervisors meeting on December 14 at 7:30 p.m. The November 17 presentation will be held at the Chancellor Center, 30 N. Chancellor Street, Newtown Borough and the December 14 presentation will be held at the Northampton Township Administration Building, 55 Township Road, Richboro.
In addition to the CPCU Society awards listed below, the townships will present special citation awards of recognition and State Senators Robert Tomlinson and Chuck McIlhinney and Representative Scott Petri and Steve Santarsiero will be presenting commendations from the Pennsylvania House and Senate.
In addition, municipal officials of the township in which the winners reside will also be invited to attend the December 14 presentation to acknowledge the winners with citattions from their respective municipalities. Congressman Fitzpatrick has also been invited to present citations.
The winners of this year's Fire Safety in the Home Contest are listed below: