HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- A sister duo received first and second place in the Second Annual American Legion Art/Poster Contest held at the Senior Center on Monday afternoon. The event was hosted by members of Hasbrouck Heights American Legion Post 106.
The top five winners each received a certificate, prize money, and a commemorative coin celebrating the American Legion's 100th anniversary. The top five posters can be found on the American Legion's Facebook page. The winners were:
1st Place: Princes Nicdao
2nd Place: Pierre Nicdao
3rd Place: Natalija LaPorta
4th Place: Veronica Cerezo
5th Place: Tejasi Thool
The contest was announced in January, and was open to any Hasbrouck Heights high school students in public, private, parochial or home school. The inspiration for the posters was to be the American Legion Post 106 100th anniversary. This was the kickoff event for the 100th anniversary celebration.
American Legion Commander Michael Cahill opened the ceremony by welcoming parents and students in attendance. Awards were announced by Patrick McCarthy.
(Editor's Note: The article was updated to include a link to the winner's posters.)
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