For Immediate Release: June 13, 2014

2014 Union County Arbor Day Poetry Contest Winners, 5th Grade


Union County Freeholder Bruce Bergen congratulates the 5th grade winners of the 2014 Union County Arbor Day Poetry Contest. Tyler Lagun from the Roosevelt Elementary School in Rahway came in second place. Adebisi Akilo from the Jefferson School in Union 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)