NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Shanli Jiang, a student at New Providence Middle School, took first place among eighth-graders in the 2014 Union County Arbor Day Poetry Contest. 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.
New Providence 8th-Grader Wins Poetry Contest
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