MOORESTOWN, N.J., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of talented writers, singers, photographers and videographers submitted their personal representation of New Jersey for the 2015 RE/MAX of New Jersey #RealNJ Scholarship. It wasn't easy but after very careful consideration, the RE/MAX of NJ team determined a first and second place winner as well as three honorable mentions.
First place and a cash prize of $2,000 went to Morristown Senior, Samuel Panko, who expressed his Jersey pride through a film titled, "What Can't You Do In New Jersey?" Panko did an outstanding job of capturing the beauty, wonder and cultural diversity that New Jersey offers its residents.
Second place and a cash prize of $1,000 was awarded to Patrick Azzari, a Senior from Haddon Heights High School, who expressed his vision of our state in a poem entitled, "Who Are You?" This evocative piece highlights the pride and resilience of NJ as it prevailed through difficult times such as Superstorm Sandy and 9/11.
Honorable mentions were given to Emely Tavera for her collection of photos from the Jersey Shore, Abigail Ucci for her creative writing piece about the Jersey Devil and Sabeen Aslam for her essay about the cultural diversity of the Garden State. RE/MAX of NJ would like to thank every applicant for sharing their personal vision and inspiring content. To view the winning entries, visit: http://www.remax-nj.com/blog/realnj-scholarship-winners/.
About RE/MAX of New Jersey:
RE/MAX of New Jersey was founded in 1985 and has grown from a single office to over 170 offices with nearly 3,000 sales associates across the state. RE/MAX of New Jersey continues to be one of the leading real estate organizations in New Jersey. Nobody sells more real estate than RE/MAX. RE/MAX of New Jersey, based in Moorestown, N.J., is a privately owned and operated regional franchiser for RE/MAX, LLC. Please visit http://www.remax-nj.com for more information.