NEWARK, NJ - Robert Buza, a sixth-grader at St. Cassian School in
Montclair, won a third place recognition for his participation in the Essex County Cherry Blossom poster contest.

During a ceremony on Sunday, April 24, Buza was congratulated by Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. for his poster at the Essex County Cherry Blossom Bloomfest in Essex County Branch Brook Park. 

Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante accompanied DiVincenzo and presented Buza with a plaque.

The Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival was sponsored by Aetna.