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Partners for Educational Excellence Scholarship

Freeholder Director Marcia Karrow presents Garret Kimble with the 2004 Partners for Educational Excellence Scholarship at the July 13, 2004 Freeholder Meeting

PRESS RELEASE: 07/13/2004

The County of Hunterdon is pleased to announce that Garrett Kimble has been awarded the NJAC Foundation and Verizon Foundation's 2004 Partners for Educational Excellence Scholarship. EAch year, jointly the Foundations recognize an outstanding county vocational technical school graduate from each of New Jersey's 21 counties with a $500 scholarship in order to continue their higher education at a county community college.

Garrett Kimble, because of his hard work and commitment to excellence was selected from students at Hunterdon County Polytech, Hunterdon's Vocational-Technical School. Given the high caliber of students at the Hunterdon County Vocational-Technical School, this is a remarkable accomplishment. Garrett should be very proud. Garrett will be attending Northampton Community College to study Culinary Arts. According to Garrett's teacher at Hunterdon County Polytech's Culinary Arts Program, Garret is intelligent, highly motivated and very responsible young man. He continually demonstrates good leadership skills and in fact he is an excellent role model to his peers at the school

Our vocational-technical schools offer superb technical training, and our community college offers a solid academic education. For the outstanding work they do and the indispensable services they provide, these county educational institutions are amount the most under-recognized in the entire state. In addition to helping young adults move forward with their professional training, we hope that this aware will make the public aware of the importance of both county vocational-technical schools and county community colleges.