Deaf high school student wins prize for road safety poster design

March 17, 2016  
Mizuno Hirota with his work 
that won prize in his hand.

Japan Traffic Safety Association and Mainichi Newspapers sponsored "The Road Safety Poster Design Contest" for the 2016 year, announcing prizewinners on March 16. 

A work of Mizuno Hirota, 16, a first-year student of the Gunma Prefectural School for the Deaf north to Tokyo was chosen as a fine work in the general category.

Mizuno drew many sketches, downloaded one of them to a computer and completed it. He said with delight, "I'm really happy because my design was accepted."

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