Nebraskans are all too familiar with severe weather and now 4th grade students across the state have an opportunity to put their knowledge about the subject to good use. The Nebraska Association of Emergency Managers, the National Weather Service and the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency are again sponsoring a severe weather poster contest. Jodie Fawl is the Public Information Officer for the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency and says students are asked to put their ideas on paper for a statewide competition.
Fawl says this is open to all 4th grade students in the state of Nebraska. This is a classroom project in some school district but that isn’t a requirement. Individual students in schools not taking part or those schooled at home are encouraged to enter.
The top prize is a $200 gift card. Prizes will also be presented to those placing 2nd through 4th place. The deadline to enter posters is February 24th. They can be turned in to County Emergency Manager offices throughout the state. They can be found by logging onto “nema.ne.gov”.