My County Poster Contest 2019

The awards ceremony for the 25th Annual My County Poster Contest took place on Wednesday, April 5 in the Superior Courts Facility here. The winners, all fourth graders, were honored with a reception in the presence of their family, teachers and school personnel by Cape May County’s Constitutional Officers - Surrogate M. Susan Sheppard, County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti and Undersheriff Robert Nolan representing Sheriff Gary G. Schaffer. The twelve winning posters are on display in the Court House Lobby during the month of April to commemorate County Government Month and will be featured on a 2018 color full color poster calendar to be distributed in December to the winners and the 2018 fourth grade class. The annual event brings awareness of the function of county government to fourth grade students who study local government as part of their curriculum.

The winners are as follows:
1st Place, Leiah Pawlus, Cape Trinity Catholic School
2nd Place, Chance Ginyard, Margaret Mace School
3rd Place, Rowan Becica, Maud Abrams Elementary School

Honorable Mention:
Chase Cole, Upper Township Elementary School
Ali Martino, Cape Trinity Catholic School
Julia Harris, Dennis Township Elementary School
Abril Bautista, Ocean City Intermediate School
Edwin Jimenez, Glenwood Elementary School
Mia Massie, Crest Memorial Elementary School
Riley Taylor, Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School
Morgan Flickinger, Cape May City Elementary School
Vera Huff, Cape Christian Academy

Each winner received a tote filled with items and a personalized mug imprinted with the winner’s artwork. The 1st place winner will also received a $100.00 gift card plus a pizza party with his/her home room classmates, 2nd and 3rd place winners each received a $50.00 gift card.

Photos attached: 2017 My County Poster winners (1st row from left) Leiah Pawlus of Cape Trinity, Mia Massie of Crest Memorial, Chance Ginyard of Margaret Mace, Edwin Jiminez of Glenwood Elementary, Rowan Becica of Maud Abrams, (2nd row) Julia Harris of Dennis Township Elementary and Vera Huff of Cape Christian Academy with Undersheriff Robert Nolan, County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti and Surrogate Susan Sheppard (not pictured – Morgan Flickinger of Cape May Elementary, Ali Martino of Cape Trinity, Abril Bautista of Ocean City Intermediate, Riley Taylor of Bishop McHugh and Chase Cole of Upper Township Elementary).

Winning Poster artwork of 1st Place winner, Leiah Pawlus, Cape Trinity Catholic School, 2nd Place winner, Chance Ginyard, Margaret Mace School, and 3rd Place winner, Rowan Becica, Maud Abrams Elementary School

2017 My County Poster Contest Winners

2017 My County Poster Contest Winners

1st Place: Leiah Pawlus, Cape Trinitiy


2nd Place: Chance Ginyard, Margaret Mace

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3rd Place: Rowan Becica, Maud Abrams

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Honorable Mention: Vera Huff, Cape Christian


Honorable Mention: Julia Harris, Dennis Township

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Honorable Mention: Morgan Flickinger, Cape May

Morgan Flickinger- Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention: Ali Martino, Cape Trinity

Ali Martino- Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention: Mia Massie, Crest Memorial

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Honorable Mention: Abril Bautista, Ocean City Intermediate School

Abril Bautista- Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention: Edwin Jimenez, Glenwood Elementary

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Honorable Mention: Riley Taylor, Bishop McHugh

Riley Taylor- Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention: Chase Cole, Upper Township

Chase Cole- Honorable Mention