Winners Announced for 'Show Me ShakeOut' Poster and Video Contest
May 5, 2016 (VANCOUVER) – ShakeOutBC and the Insurance Bureau of Canada are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 ‘Show Me ShakeOut’ contest. Students from across the province were invited to create posters and videos showing the importance of earthquake preparedness and how the simple steps of “Drop, Cover and Hold On” can save lives.
The poster contest was open to primary and intermediate school students (kindergarten to grade 7) and the video contest was open to high school students (grades 8 to 12). First place finishers in the poster category will receive iPads. The winner of the video competition will receive $1,000 provided by the Insurance Bureau of Canada.
Thanks to the more than 200 students who took part in this year’s contest. Everyone did an amazing job of sharing the life-saving message of “Drop, Cover, Hold On” and the importance of earthquake preparedness.
Read the complete news release here.