Press Release

For Immediate Release: December 21, 2011

700 Union County Vo-Tech Students Honored by American Cancer Society

Union County, NJ – Students from the Union County Vo-Tech Schools received a resolution of “Outstanding Accomplishment” from the American Cancer Society this week, for their 2011 Relay for Life event that raised more than $180,000 for cancer research. More than 700 students participated along with adult volunteers and cancer survivors. In the nationwide Relay for Life competition, Vo-Tech came in 2nd place for per capita fundraising and 3rd place in the Top Youth Event category. Pictured with the awards (l-r): Vo-Tech advisors/teachers Ginny Oels and Adam Moskowitz, Academy of Performing Arts sophomore Amber Chabus, Magnet High School senior Meghan Emmons, Academy for Allied Health Sciences sophomore Caroline Culp, Academy for Information Technology senior Chris Sprague, UCVTS Board of Education Member Jane Lorber, and Deirdre McGuinness of the American Cancer Society.

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