Kids Don't Float contest winners

Eighth grader Alliah Baisa (center, left) and first grader McKinley Johnson (center, right) are presented their awards as grand prize winners of the “Kids Don’t Float” poster contest on Monday night by contest coordinator Fran March and US Coast Guard Auxiliary Kodiak Flotilla Cmdr Nicole Clark. Not pictured is eighth grader Elan Hilty, who was also selected as a grand prize winner.

The Coast Guard Auxiliary Kodiak Flotilla handed out awards to dozens of children Monday night in a packed Kodiak Island Borough School District board room for its “Kids Don’t Float” poster contest.

Three posters were selected as grand prize winners, with students earning a life jacket as the top prize. North Star Elementary first grader McKinley Johnson won the primary division category, while Kodiak Middle School eighth-graders Elan Hilty and Alliah Baisa shared the secondary division grand prize honors.

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