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ABC Announces Winners Of Safety, Environmental And Wellness Poster Contest

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Eufaula, AL - American Buildings Company (ABC) has announced the winners of its south division’s Inaugural Safety, Environmental, and Wellness Poster contest for 2017. Aligning with their mission of always maintaining a high level of safety, the contest was developed as an opportunity to get children involved and thinking about what safety, environmental and wellness culture mean to them.

Through different efforts, ABC has set forth to “bring safety home”. As an organization seriously dedicated to eliminating injuries in the workplace, ABC implemented a safety poster contest asking children to illustrate what safety means to them in hopes of encouraging early adoption of these safety practices.

“We wanted to create conversations in the homes of our team members about the importance of safety, taking care of our environment and taking care of our health.”, said Destin Norris, Environmental Coordinator at ABC. “What better time for them to learn than when they are young, and impressions are everlasting?”

Thirty-three children from ABC teammates’ families ranging from pre-k age to 8th grade, submitted their own designs on one of the applicable topics depicting what it means to them for their parents to practice work safety.

Twelve of the participants were recognized in each category with first, second, third and honorable mentions. The winners of the first, second, and third place awards were presented with $30, $20 and $10 Walmart gift cards respectively.

The winners are as follows:

Kindergarten and Pre-K

1st Place: Jolie Robinson, daughter of Quint Robinson

2nd Place: Tripp Robinson, son of Quint Robinson

3rd Place: Micah Alexander, grandson of Paul Hartgrove

Honorable Mention: Paisley Gray, granddaughter of Anne Savage

First Grade thru Fourth Grade

1st Place: Jada Mock, daughter of Jennifer Mock

2nd Place: Payton Searcy, son of Robert Searcy

3rd Place: Ryan Nichols, son of Ken Nichols

Honorable Mention: Abby Alexander, granddaughter of Paul Hartgrove

Fifth Grade thru Eighth Grade

1st Place: Shelby Rowland, granddaughter of Marion Dennis

2nd Place: Ben Nichols, son of Ken Nichols

3rd Place: Kenneth Howard, son of James Howard

Honorable Mention: Jonah Taylor, son of Matt Taylor

For more information about the ABC Poster Contest, contact Destin Norris at Destin.Norris@americanbuildings.com or (334)-688-2279.

About American Buildings Company

For more than 70 years American Buildings Company has been pioneering the design, manufacture and delivery of metal buildings and roofing systems that set the industry standard. From industrial and commercial structures to tailored projects for the automotive, retail and transportation industries, the ABC family of more than 850 authorized Builders has the expertise to exceed expectations for custom engineered metal building projects in a variety of industry segments. ABC delivers a proven combination of products, technology, and customer service to accurately execute projects on time and on budget through four strategically-located engineering and manufacturing facilities. Locations include Eufaula, AL, Carson City, NV, El Paso, IL, and LaCrosse, VA. For more information on American Buildings Company, visit their website at www.americanbuildings.com.




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