AAA Honors Outstanding School Safety Patrol Students

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VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 12, 2019) - AAA Tidewater Virginia honored ten outstanding students at the 21st annual AAA Tidewater Safety Patrol Hall of Fame, among the top ten Hall of Fame winners is the Patroller of the Year recipient, Corimah Smith from Victory Elementary in Portsmouth. The awards recognition dinner was on June 7th, at the Lake Wright Hotel in Norfolk, Virginia.


AAA has been a proud sponsor of the AAA School Safety Patrol™ for over 90 years.  AAA Tidewater Virginia has sought to recognize Safety Patrol members for their hard work and exceptional service.  Each year AAA inducts students into the Safety Patrol Hall of Fame based on their safety knowledge and job performance.


AAA congratulates the 2018-2019 Safety Patrol Hall of Fame Winners and all the students who participated in the Safety Patrol Program this year. The AAA School Safety Patrol™ program is active in 140 schools with over 3,300 students this year.


The ten students inducted into the AAA Tidewater Safety Patrol Hall of Fame of 2018-2019 are:


Patroller of the Year:


Corimah Smith from Victory Elementary in Portsmouth VA


Hall of Fame:


Anastasia Jones from Cedar Roads Elementary in Chesapeake VA

Corimah Smith from Victory Elementary in Portsmouth VA

Elizabeth Shelton from Carrollton Elementary in Carrollton VA

Gabriel Woods from Centerville Elementary in Virginia Beach VA

Jaydee Reyes from Ingleside Elementary in Norfolk VA

Jaelyn Isip from Centerville Elementary in Virginia Beach VA

Jamiyah Kellam from Richard Bowling Elementary in Norfolk VA

Kathleen Hettche from Hampton Roads Academy in Newport News VA

Nick Coffey from Portsmouth Christian in Portsmouth VA

Samantha Varin from General Stanford Elementary in Newport News VA


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