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Mokena Elementary School first-grader Filip Blagojevic waves as he rides to school in a firetruck with the Mokena Fire Protection District Thursday, May 11. Blagojevic took first place in the fire district’s annual coloring contest to win the ride to school. Photos By Amanda Stoll/22nd Century Media
Mrs. Ciraulo’s first-grade class stands in front of Mokena Elementary School after Filip Blagojevic was dropped off by the Mokena Fire Protection District.
Lt. Rich Gotter, of the Mokena Fire Protection District, helps the first-grader down from the truck. He was the first of three Mokena School District 159 students to win a ride to school from the fire district.
Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor
12:31 pm CDT May 16, 2017
On Thursday, May 11, Mokena Elementary School first-grader Filip Blagojevic became the first of three students to ride to school in a firetruck this spring.