Middle School students from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison made a clean 1-2-3 sweep claiming the top prizes in the “Don’t Get Vaped In” Creative Expression Contest sponsored by Wellspring Center for Prevention and the Coalition for Healthy Communities. Middlesex County middle school students were eligible and required to submit a one-page entry of their own original work in written or picture form that focused on the theme of vaping.

Five schools participated in the contest and W+H students won all of the awards. Kayla Martel of Winfield Park created a picture and won first place, Michael Howell of Piscataway submitted a written piece and placed second, and Thomas O’Connor of South Plainfield entered a hand drawing and took third. 

Middle School students from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison made a clean 1-2-3 sweep claiming the top prizes in the “Don’t Get Vaped In” Creative Expression Contest sponsored by Wellspring Center for Prevention and the Coalition for Healthy Communities. Middlesex County middle school students were eligible and required to submit a one-page entry of their own original work in written or picture form that focused on the theme of vaping.

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Five schools participated in the contest and W+H students won all of the awards. Kayla Martel of Winfield Park created a picture and won first place, Michael Howell of Piscataway submitted a written piece and placed second, and Thomas O’Connor of South Plainfield entered a hand drawing and took third. 

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School (1295 Inman Ave., N. Edison) is Central Jersey’s premier PreK-12 independent school. The campus is located near the Scotch Plains border and just five miles from downtown Westfield. It is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational day school that prepares students to lead and succeed in a world of global interconnection. Wardlaw+Hartridge provides an educational atmosphere characterized by academic challenge, support for individual excellence, diversity, and a familial sense of community. To take a virtual tour of the school, visit www.whschool.org/admission/take-a-virtual-tour.