EDISTON, NJ -- Students from The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison who participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Safety Ambassador program provided tips to second graders. Items addressed included Safety In and Around Cars, Pedestrian Safety, How to Prevent Falls and Proper Use of Helmets in Wheeled Sports. Pictured with Dawn Francavilla, Director of Student Life, from left: Brittney Wilson of North Plainfield, Alex Vargas of Dunellen, Jason Yin of Scotch Plains, Ovidio Chavez of Elizabeth, Ryan Petela of Clark, Kelton Estabrook of Plainfield, Sarah Hoffman of Cranford and Cathy Bi of Edison.
Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Serve as Safety Ambassadors
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