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Announcing the Winners of the 2021 Species On The Edge 5th Grade Art & Essay Contest

May 17th, 2021

by Ethan Gilardi, Wildlife Biologist

Frosted Elfin Butterfly by Heidi Jacobs (Haddonfield Friends School, Camden County)
Thank You to Everyone Who Participated in the 2021 Species on the Edge Art & Essay Contest

Congratulations to the hundreds of the hardworking and creative 5th grade students who advocated for an endangered or threatened species from New Jersey through an art piece and essay. You have inspired everyone at Conserve Wildlife Foundation with your enthusiasm for protecting our cherished wildlife.

2021 Species on the Edge Art & Essay Winners & Runners Up

Atlantic County
First Place – Natasha Iliadis (Belhaven Middle School)
Second Place – Daisy Turner (Belhaven Middle School)

Bergen County
First Place – Sara Stern (Highland Elementary School)
Second Place – Kate D’Ambrosio (Ho-Ho-Kus Public School)

Burlington County
First Place – Jace Beierschmitt (Bobby’s Run School)
Second Place – Samantha DeBarberie (Eleanor Rush Intermediate)

Camden County
First Place – Heidi Jacobs (Haddonfield Friends School)

Cape May County
First Place – Zoey Heany (West Cape May Elementary School)
Second Place – Victoria Laurenzi (West Cape May Elementary School)

Essex County
First Place – Selena Inahuazo (Ann Street School)
Second Place – Sabina Moreira (Ann Street School)

Gloucester County
First Place – Avelin Wells (J. Mason Tomlin Elementary School)
Second Place – Seamus McGinty (J. Mason Tomlin Elementary School)

Hudson County
First Place – Arnav Chavan (Beloved Community Charter School)
Second Place – Alzahraa Hanafy (Sara M. Gilmore Academy)

Hunterdon County
First Place – Jocelyn Boothe (Woodglen Middle School)
Second Place – Leah Soucy (Holland Brook School)

Mercer County
First Place – Gillian Appelget (Village Elementary School)
Second Place – Zachary Phelan (Chapin School)

Middlesex County
First Place – Saish Koul (Woodbrook Elementary School)
Second Place – Aahana Hegde (Woodbrook Elementary School)

Monmouth County
First Place – Vivienne Hoffman (Maple Place Middle School)
Second Place – Gwen Wolfe (Maple Place Middle School)

Morris County
First Place – Elizabeth Cheeran (Stonybrook Elementary School)
Second Place – Samantha Quinn (Chester M. Stephens Elementary School)

Ocean County
First Place – Lindsey Jamieson (Ocean Road Elementary School)
Second Place – McKenna Millar (Nellie F. Bennett Elementary School)

Salem County
First Place – Avamarie Lahr (Creativity CoLaboratory Charter School)
Second Place – Madalyn Oliveri (Creativity CoLaboratory Charter School)

Somerset County
First Place – Vanessa Castro (Stony Brook Elementary School)
Second Place – Maya Rebimbas (Mt. Horeb School)

Sussex County
First Place – Emma McEvilly (Sandyston-Walpack Consolidated School)
Second Place – Angelina Sampson (Wantage Elementary School)

Union County
First Place – Avni Toolsidas (Thomas P. Hughes Elementary School)
Second Place – Alyson Sayre (Thomas P. Hughes Elementary School)

Warren County
First Place – Alexandra Rucker (Allamuchy Township School)
Second Place – Corinne Apor (Allamuchy Township School)

Thank you to our generous Species on the Edge Art & Essay Sponsors:

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