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Somerset Patriots Poised to Hire "Kid" CEO; 5 Candidates Remain

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots, along with program partner Spearhead Staffing, have announced the finalists for the 2017 Kid CEO promotion.

Evan Gilmurray (Bridgewater), Charlie Grippo (Bernardsville), Jimmy Marvits (Hillsborough), Nicholas Morgan (Piscataway), and Skyler Pearsall (Metuchen) have been chosen as finalists for the program.

All five kids will have their final interviews down on the field before the Friday, May 26th game at TD Bank Ballpark, where the winner will be hired during the game.

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Evan Gilmurray - Evan is a 12-year old 6th grader at Eisenhower Intermediate School in Bridgewater. He enjoys being a member of the chess club, serving as the student council treasurer and being a peer buddy to other students. Evan also loves being part of his baseball team and participating in Pokemon tournaments. He wants to be the Somerset Patriots Kid CEO to see how everything works behind the scenes.

Charlie Grippo - Charlie is an 11-year-old from Bernardsville and very excited for the chance to become the Kid CEO for the Somerset Patriots. He has many interests, but his favorite hobbies are playing baseball, golf, drums and snowboarding whenever he can. Charlie also enjoys writing and working in the musical theater. Charlie is a Cincinnati Reds fan because that is his hometown team and first baseball experience. His dream is to someday attend Delbarton High School, Notre Dame University, and become a journalist for ESPN.

Jimmy Marvits - Jimmy is a 12-year old 6th grade at Auten Road Intermediate School. He is a percussionist in the 6th grade band, a First Class Boy Scout in Troop 489, a Quartermaster of BSA troop and is working for Eagle Scout. Jimmy is a big Somerset Patriots fan that has been coming to games for five years. He also enjoys camping and is a big fan of the New York Mets. Jimmy believes he would be a good Kid CEO because he is a very hard worker that understands commitment and how to bring some fun ideas to the organization.

Nicholas Morgan - Nicholas is a 13-year old Honors student from Piscataway whose favorite subjects are math and science. He was accepted into the National Junior Honor Society and is in Accelerated Math, English, and Spanish at school. Nicholas is a huge baseball fan and his favorite Somerset Patriots player is his hometown hero Corey Smith. He plays baseball, runs cross-country track, and plays basketball. In addition to playing sports, Nicholas enjoys acting and collecting baseball cards, which he has over 2,000. He is thrilled to be a Somerset Patriots Kid CEO finalist and looks to work hard on and off the field like he does in all of his other activities. Nicholas would like to thank his mom, dad, sister and grandmother for all of their support and love!

Skyler Pearsall - Skyler Pearsall is 13-year old 7th grader at Edgar Middle School. She was a member of the field hockey, basketball and softball teams. Outside of school, Skyler is a girl scout, an altar server and Buddy Ball volunteer. Skyler is a dedicated Somerset Patriots fan, attending as many games as possible, both home and away. 

About Spearhead Staffing

Spearhead Staffing is an award winning IT staffing company privately held and headquartered in the New York metropolitan area. Spearhead Staffing specializes in the Life Sciences industries such as Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Biotechnology.  Spearhead Staffing aggressively sources talented professionals that combine years of valuable industry experience and domain knowledge with certified vendor training.

Utilizing their proven RightHire Recruiting Process, Spearhead Staffing reduces the risk associated with hiring and identify the best person for each company’s culture and skill needs.

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