Guelph students save bus full of kids

    Kortright Hills Public School children win CAA School Safety
    Patroller of the Year Award

GUELPH, ON, Oct. 28 /CNW/ - CAA South Central Ontario is pleased to announce the Patricia A. Curran Award (CAA School Safety Patroller of the Year Award) to two students from Kortright Hills Public School.

Kathleen Zavitz (grade 7) and Alexis Smith (grade 5) are both responsible for saving the lives of 12 of their fellow classmates following a bus accident last year. Their quick response during a school bus rollover was instrumental in helping twelve students get out safely last November.

If you cannot attend but would like to still file a story on this event please contact media and public relations specialist Edyta Zdancewicz at (416) 209-4930.

    The presentation will be held:

    Date:  Friday, October 30, 2009

    Time:  9:45 - 10:15 am

    Attendees:  Guelph Police Chief Rob Davis; Inspector Maurice Obergan; CAA
    program design specialist Leslie Rocha; Martha Rogers - Director of
    Education Upper Grand District School Board; Linda Benallick -
    Superintendent of Education

    Location:  Kortright Hills Public School, 23 Ptarmigan Dr., Guelph, On

For more information about CAA South Central Ontario and the School Safety Patrol program, visit

CAA South Central Ontario is a not-for-profit auto club offering insurance, travel and roadside services. There are more than 1.8 million CAA members in Ontario and 5 million members in Canada.

SOURCE CAA South Central Ontario

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Edyta Zdancewicz, Media and PR Specialist, 60 Commerce Valley, Drive East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 7P9,, Office: (905) 771-3194, Cell: (416) 209-4930

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