The Westlake City Schools Health & Safety Committee was recognized for bicycle safety programs at Westlake High School, Lee Burneson Middle School and Parkside Intermediate School.
The Greater Cleveland Safe Kids/Safe Communities Coalition recognized the Health & Safety Committee for Outstanding Efforts in Bicycle Safety in 2012 for its Ride Your Bike to School days. The district’s four elementary schools also participated in a Walk to School Day in the fall and spring. Christie Wiedt, RN, BSN, St. John Medical Center Community Outreach, also earned the member of the Year 2012 award. The Westlake Police Department also was recognized for Outstanding Efforts in Pedestrian Safety in 2012.
The awards were presented at the Safe Kids/Safe Communities annual recognition meeting.