Essay contest winners

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Over 115 Cub Scouts from all over Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties attended a Firemuster held in Brocton during fire prevention week. Scouts practiced skills, played games, explored fire equipment and had fun. Winners in an essay contest, “Fire Prevention and Me” were: first place, Tyler Bouquin from Cassadaga pack 219, second place, Calvin Hilliker from Cassadaga pack 219 and third place Justin Powell from Fredonia pack 267. The first place winner received a $50 savings bond; second place a $30 campership, and third place a $20 campership. Camperships are for scout camp this summer. Pictured above from left to right: Wayne Schuver Jr., Senior District Executive; Mary Lou Barlow, Firemuster chairperson; Calvin Hilliker, pack 219; Tyler Bouquin, pack 219; Rob Berwick, Cubmaster pack 219; Tim Trustler, Brocton FD; Mathew Brown, pack 267; William Brown, Cubmaster pack 267. For more information on the fun in scouting check the website at