9 Kujawa Elementary School Students Place in Houston Fire Prevention Contest

9 Kujawa Elementary School Students Place in Houston Fire Prevention Contest

The-Fire-Museum-of-Houston-1October is National Fire Prevention Month. Each year, the Houston Fire Museum sponsors a poster contest. It is open to students in the Houston area in prekindergarten through 12th grade. Once again, students at Kujawa Elementary School did well. Several took home first place ribbons.

The contest has students use their artistic ability to interpret a fire safety awareness message. And it serves to help raise the importance of and awareness of fire safety education. Independent Insurance Agents of Houston (IIAH) and Greensheet also supported the event.

Judges selected winners in each grade level. Grand prizewinners will receive ribbons and cash prizes.

Of the 21 Kujawa Elementary School students that participated, nine placed in the contest. Four students placed first in their grade level. Their art teacher is Kelly Patterson.

Ximena Guerrero

Kujawa Elementary School Students That Placed in Contest

3rd Place — Luna Santiago

First Grade
1st Place — Ximena Guerrero
3rd Place — Valeria Vásquez

Second Grade
1st Place — Abigail Morales


Abigail Morales

Third Grade
1st Place — Andrés Correa
2nd Place — Estefany Ramírez
3rd Place — Ashley Bonilla

Fourth Grade
1st Place — Alexander Garza
2nd Place — Bryan Tejada

Students will attend an awards ceremony in November (TBA). Traditionally, the museum will post images of the grand prize winning posters on its website through the end of the year.


Alexander Garza

The Houston Fire Museum is a nonprofit organization established in 1980. The museum preserves the heritage of firefighting services in Houston. The Houston Fire Museum provides educational resources and activities, programs and public events. The museum’s changing exhibits explore the history and heritage of Houston’s fire service. It strives to connect the past with issues that affect our communities today. And the museum educates the public about the importance of fire and life safety.

For more information about the contest, visit The Fire Museum of Houston.


Below are more images of students that placed.


Valeria Vásquez


Bryan Tejada


Luna Santiago