The winners of the annual Fire Prevention Poster Contest for Ansonia Public Schools have been announced by Fire Marshal Ralph Tingley. Gift cards were presented to the top three winners in Grades 4 and 5 for Mead and Prendergast Schools.
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Carol Merlone and Assistant Superintendent Michael Wilson joined the building principals for the presentation on Feb. 25, 2014. Adisa Gjonbalaj, a fifth grader at Mead, is the grand prize winner for the city, and her poster is on display in the State Capitol in Hartford. The other winners of the contest at Mead are as follows: Grade 4, first prize, Kendall Cain; second prize, Hannah Vu; and third prize, Jovi Guevara. Adisa is the first place winner for Grade 5, while Theresa Kardos won second and Gabriella Gjoni took the third prize.
At Prendergast, fourth grade winners are Amani Gonzalez (first prize), Emily Borona (second prize) and Devin Allen (third prize), while the fifth grade winners are Gabriella Morales (first prize), Lily Romanowski (second prize) and Tessa Peluso (third prize).