HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County Education Association is seeking nominations for the sixth annual Friends of Education Gala, which will be held May 1 at Razberry's Caterers in Frenchtown.

The association will be honoring three individuals who have made significant contributions to public education in Hunterdon County.

Nominees, according to a release, can be active or retired education professionals, administrators, past or present students, PTO/PTA members, board of education members, elected officials, parents or concerned citizens. They should be someone who has made a significant contribution to public education in a Hunterdon County school, district or the county public school system as a whole.

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According to the release, service can include volunteerism, helping individuals or groups of students, improving a school or district in a unique way or raising awareness of public education or a particular cause associated with a school.

The selection committee will read through applications and make decisions, with a maximum of three awards given out each year.

The deadline for nominations is Jan. 31. Send completed forms to, or Hunterdon County Education Association, 13 Bloomfield Avenue, Flemington, NJ 08822.

Click here for the nomination form.