Members of the Medicine Hat Tigers will be visiting local schools to speak to students who are members of their school's Safety Patrol. As well, students will receive lunch courtesy of Subway Restaurants.
AMA School Safety patrollers assist younger students when crossing the street but do not direct traffic.
The AMA celebrates June as School Safety Patrol month to recognize patrollers, teachers, police and engineers for their commitment to pedestrian safety in school zones.
The ongoing success of the program is due to the commitment of patrollers, teachers, parents, police and the communities that work together to ensure the safety of children as they cross the street to and from school.
Since 1970, 13 AMA School Safety patrollers have received the Canadian Automobile Association/Governor General’s Lifesaving Medal for their efforts in saving children from being injured by a vehicle.
The AMA School Safety Patrol has a website at www.ama.ab.ca/SchoolPatrol. The website provides several resources including: