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TRENTON, NJ – February 20, 2019 – The New Jersey Department of Human Services today issued a call for entries for the 24th Annual New Jersey Teen Media Contest, which highlights the Department’s mission to celebrate and support families. This annual contest – run by the Department’s Division of Family Development – is open to all New Jersey middle and high school-aged students. This year, the contest will once again accept entries in the hand-painted/hand-drawn and written word categories. For 2019, the computer-generated and digital artwork category returns by popular demand. Click the headline above for the full announcement.Feb 20, 2019
The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Wednesday honored 12 New Jersey high school and middle school students for their winning entries in the 2018 New Jersey Teen Media Contest, which celebrated the students’ artistic and written word portrayal of how their family tree may look. The contest hosted by the department’s Division of Family Development focused on the topic of family to engage high school and middle school students in creative thinking through art and the written word. Students created original hand-made artwork and written works that reflected the contest theme and the Department’s ongoing outreach campaign: “Child Support. It’s more than just money.”May 23, 2018