For Immediate Release: June 13, 2014

2014 Union County Arbor Day Poetry Contest Winners, 4th Grade


Union County Freeholder Bruce Bergen congratulates the 4th grade winners of the 2014 Union County Arbor Day Poetry Contest. Samuel Borges (L) from the Roosevelt Elementary School in Rahway took first place. Brian Hernandez from the Jose Marti School No. 8 in Elizabeth came in second place. Braeh Simon from St. James The Apostle School in Springfield placed third. Contestants, ranging from grades 4 through 8, had to prepare an original work in an effort to promote Arbor Day and creatively show the importance of trees in Union County. (Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)