For Immediate Release: June 13, 2014


2014 Union County Arbor Day Poetry Contest Winners, 7th Grade


Union County Freeholder Bruce Bergen congratulates the 7th grade winners of the 2014 Union County Arbor Day Poetry Contest. Dana Skerker (R) from the Columbia Middle School in Berkeley Heights took first place. Paige Kelly (L) from the St. Genevieve School in Elizabeth came in second place. Christy Zheng from Roselle Park Middle School 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)