MORRISTOWN, NJ - The winners for the Morris County Photo Patriotic Contest have been announced.

Morristown residents Andrea Danysh and Mia Mutascio received honorable mention for their photo submissions. Danysh's photo titled "Enjoying the Memorial Day Parade" was taken in Morris Plains with her children. Mutascio photo was a commemorative photo of Evergreen Cemetery to honor those who fought for our country. Lisa Epstein of Randolph and Andrea Echavarria Rudea also received honorable mentions for their photo submissions.

But it was the photo taken by Tom Salvas of Chatham that won first place. Salvas captured Rudy Savoie playing Taps at the Memorial Day ceremony. Second place was awarded to Jesse Vince-Cruz of Randolph and third place went to Joe Phalon of Pequannock.

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The contest encouraged participants to submit their best patriotic photos from around the county – parades, ceremonies, flags, and anything else patriotic. There were more than 50 entries submitted. Winners were chosen by a seven-person panel, said government officials.

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