LINDEN — The Linden Policemen’s Benevolent Association (PBA) Local #42 and the Linden Police Superior Officers Association thanked Linden High School art teacher Lee Gaskins and his students for turning ordinary 55 gallon drums into works of art.
MILLBURN — Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre have ignited the careers of many notable performers, all of whom attended high school in New Jersey.
EDISON — Eileen K. Palumbo, director of shared service benefits at Johnson & Johnson and a member of the Middlesex County College Board of Trustees, was presented with the 2010 Alumna of the Year Award during Celebration Day, an annual event that honors members of the college community.
Taylor Lier of Edison High School was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.
TRENTON—The New Jersey School Boards Association expressed its opposition to a bill that would use corporate tax credits to fund school vouchers, essentially diverting public funds to non-public schools at a time when boards of education are dealing with a $1.2 billion cut in state aid to education.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ-7) will hold a service academy information fair for Seventh Congressional District high school students on Saturday, June 12 in Woodbridge.
WOODBRIDGE – Students from seven Woodbridge-area high schools will get a first-hand look at the daily workings of municipal government on Tuesday, May 18, when Mayor John E. McCormac and the Woodbridge Municipal Council host the annual “Youth in Government” Day at Woodbridge Town Hall.
CLARK — Jerry Armstrong, a sixth grade student at St. Agnes School in Clark and a football player for the Clark Crusaders, was first selected as an Eastern Region Scholar by the Pop Warner Scholars, Inc.
Gokce Yurekli of Middlesex Academy High School (Edison) was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.
EDISON — “Teen Arts,” a celebration of the creative talents of area middle and high school students, was held at Middlesex County College May 12 and 13.