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Congratulations to 5th grader, Laurynn Apgar, Warren County winner of the 'Species on the Edge' Art & Essay contest.

Congratulations to 5th grader, Laurynn Apgar
Warren County winner of the
'Species on the Edge' - Art & Essay contest

5th grader Laurynn Apgar

'Species on the Edge' Art & Essay contest
empowers 5th grade students
to advocate for an endangered or threatened species
 from New Jersey through a well-researched, creative essay and original art piece.

Entries were to be postmarked by January 31, 2020.

By participating in this contest,
students become biologists, artists and critical thinkers.

To be considered, essays must:
• Discuss one of New Jersey’s threatened or endangered species
• Be fewer than 500 words or one page long
• Be revised and edited for grammatical errors
• Integrate research about the animal's diet, habitat, reproduction,
and natural history in NJ

Endangered Species



Laurynn's Essay
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