Each of the 266 red comets represents 3 of the children Montgomery County CPS has legal responsibility of (total 796 children).
The 91 gold comets represent the 91 Montgomery County CPS children are need adoptive families.
27 white comets celebrate the accomplishments of 27 Montgomery County foster children who graduated from High School last year
Purple comets represent the 6 who enrolled in college
3 crackle comets will celebrate the accomplishments of 3 who graduated from college this past year.
1 Montgomery County child died due to abuse. A single salute will conclude the display noting what is hopefully a finale to the tragic deaths due to child abuse.
In addition, there are 54 members to the Montgomery County CPS Community Advisory Board and each will be represented as follows:
Child Placing Agencies = 5 blue peony shells Non-Profit Organizations = 12 willow to color tip shells Government Partners = 7 red peony shells Corporate Partners = 6 red ring with blue bowtie shells for our company workers Churches = 24 silver chrysanthemums for those holy bright stars