recounts actual accidents in which he has been involved with
teenage drivers. He addresses the children through lecture,
slides and video. His message is clear: Donít make the
mistakes other students--students no different
themselves--have made. The students have praised Ward for the
impact of his approach and his sincere concern.
program has now been presented in nearly all area high school
Driverís Ed classes. The communityís gain from this
program is immeasurable.
I would like to
add that Ward was not assigned this project and he has refused
compensation from his department for his efforts.
United Fire and
our sponsors were thrilled to reward Wards commitment and
compassion with $5,000.00 in cash and prizes. Thank you Ward
Fleger for providing inspiration to all of us. You are a giant
among us and you certainly are worthy of great recognition.