2016 Bike Safety Contest
The Starved Rock Cycling Association sponsored a bicycle safety poster contest in October 2016 at McKinley School in Ottawa. There were 30 students that participated and the winner of the contest was 4th grader Ben Clark. Ben won a new bicycle from “The Bike Shop” in Ottawa for his bicycle safety poster design. 3rd grader Cash Niles and 4th grader Ella Damron were runner-up winners and won a gift certificates to “The Bike Shop”. The contest was organized to help develop bicycle safety awareness and to promote an interest in bicycling with elementary students.