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JERSEY CITY STUDENT WINS PATH HOLIDAY POSTER CONTEST - MEDIA ADVISORY

Date: Dec 01, 2003
Press Release Number: 157-2003

Eighth Grader to be Honored During Event at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 2


A Jersey City eighth grader captured top honors in PATH’s annual holiday poster contest, and the award-winning artwork will be on display aboard the system’s trains.

The winning poster, created by Rita R. Cortes of P.S. 11, will be installed in a decorated PATH car at the Journal Square Transportation Center in Jersey City at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 2. The station is located on Kennedy Boulevard between Pavonia and Sip avenues.

PATH Director/General Manager Michael P. DePallo and Jersey City public school representatives will honor Rita and the second and third place winners – Pedro Casanova, an eighth grader at P.S. 27, and John Inocencio, a sixth grader at P.S. 27. More than 400 pieces of art were submitted to the contest by Jersey City school children. The winning students will receive gift certificates for art supplies, tickets to “A Christmas Carol – The Musical” at the Theater at Madison Square Garden and round-trip PATH QuickCards for their ride to and from New York City.

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