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Grace Maynard selected “Most Outstanding Crossing Guard” for Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

Today is Crossing Guard Appreciation Day! Take a moment to tell your Crossing Guard "thank you" for helping students cross the street safely on their way to and from school.

Richard Bowling Elementary School's Grace Maynard was named the Most Outstanding Crossing Guard for 2018. She is one of six across Virginia honored for her role as a Crossing Guard. Principal Eric Goodman and staff honored her with a special breakfast and flowers.

Grace is featured on VDOT's website along with other winners at


Crossing Guard Winner