Anti Drink Driving Poster Competition Success for Bedwas High School
Bedwas High School has once again, been announced as winners of the Anti-Drink Driving Poster Competition.
Every year, Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Road Safety Team arrange a competition to encourage pupils to raise awareness of the risks drink driving by designing posters. Bedwas High School has continuously presented exceptional pieces of work and this year is no different with Zac Idz claiming first place and Katie Wilcox, Tegan Fletcher, Lilly Elias and Harriet Merrett all being runners up.
The competition ran from September 19th to November 4th with several secondary schools participating; the Engineering Team and Road Safety Officer, Susan Davies then selected the winners. The pupils were also invited to meet the Mayor where they received prizes from Cllr Julian Simmonds, Mayor of Caerphilly Council for their excellent artwork that depicted how drink driving can adversly affect people’s lives. The posters are on display at Ty Penallta and the winning entry will be used on the Council’s social media pages to promote the Gwent Police Anti-Drink Driving Campaign.’
Cllr Sean Morgan, Cabinet Member for Infrastructure said “Congratulations to Bedwas High School who have once again presented fantastic artwork for this competition. It’s great to see the pupils understanding the risks involved with drink driving and contributing to help raise awareness.”