OHIO – Three crossing guards from northeast Ohio schools are being considered for “America’s Favorite Crossing Guard.”
Voting opened Monday.
169 crossing guards nationwide were nominated this year.
It’s a competition hosted by Safe Kids Worldwide.
Safekids Worldwide is a nonprofit organization working to help families and communities keep kids safe from injuries.
Voting lasts through the end of November.
Then, a judging panel will review the top 5 crossing guards and pick a winner. Safe Kids will come to the winning school to celebrate with a pep rally and celebration. The winner will receive a prize up to $500.
The school of the top 3 crossing guards will win prizes, with the winning school getting a $10,000 prize.
Here are your nominees:
You can vote for any of our local crossing guards by clicking on their names above.