TOWSON, Md. — AAA’s Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Safety and Education honored 12 elementary school-aged AAA School Safety Patrollers from across Maryland, including four from Baltimore County at their annual awards ceremony, which was held on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Pikesville. Family along with school and law enforcement officials attended the event.
Established in 1920, the AAA School Safety Patrol is one of AAA’s oldest programs. More than 600,000 children throughout the country participate in the program by protecting their classmates from traffic hazards on their way to and from school. Over 93,000 patrollers alone are in the mid-Atlantic region, with nearly 30,000 in Maryland.
Nominated by their school, the honorees were selected based on the criteria of exemplary leadership and dependability. Each student received a $100 VISA gift card, a Wegmans gift card and a plaque recognizing their accomplishments.