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RHS Senior Abby Zaplishny Wins 2nd Place in the Morris County Manual Cover Contest


RHS Senior Abby Zaplishny Wins 2nd Place in the Morris County Manual Cover Contest

Abby Zaplishny and her art teacher, Izzy Speronza

ROXBURY TWP, NJ (January 30, 2020) – Roxbury High School Senior Abby Zaplishny won second place in the annual Morris County manual’s cover art contest awarded by the Morris County Clerk’s office. 

Abby Zaplishny Cover Design Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi announced that Andrea Zeien of Hanover Park Regional High School, Abby Zaplishny of Roxbury High School, and Nathaniel Gallagher of Morris Hills High School were the top three prize winners in the County Clerk’s art contest for the cover of the 2020 edition of the Morris County Manual. 

According to the Morris County website, “The Morris County Manual is a comprehensive resource containing the names and contact information of elected and appointed officials at all levels of government. The annual publication is designed to help simplify doing business with the various departments, boards and commissions and with all 39 municipalities throughout Morris County.” 

“Each year, the County Clerk conducts an art contest to select a cover for the Morris County Manual. The contest is open to all high school art students within the county. The creators of the top three covers selected by a group of judges are presented with monetary scholarship awards by County Clerk Ann Grossi.” 

Abby was honored at a reception for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, their family and friends, and their art teachers. Winners were selected from 196 entries and awarded certificates and scholarship checks by Morris County Clerk, Ann F. Grossi. 

1st place received $500, 2nd place received $200, and 3rd place received $100. 

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For more information, contact: Roxbury Community School/Community Relations Coordinator Ann Rhodes at or 973-584-7699. 


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