The families walked around and viewed the artwork that was located in the welcoming room of the Hall of Records. At noon, an awards presentation began with the many very important speakers. Each school was recognized and official photos were taken by the Essex County Press Office.
A special thanks to Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the following supporters for making this YAM Exhibit wonderful:
Chief of Staff Philip B. Alagia, Deputy Chief of Staff and NJ State Senator M. Teresa Ruiz, Deputy Chief of Staff William D. Payne, Constituent Services Director Joyce L. Goldman, Scheduler Ana Santos, County Administrator Joyce Wilson Harley, Esq., Assistant County Administrator Sheila Y. Oliver, Essex County Sheriff & Coordinator of Emergency Management Armando B. Fontoura, Senator Nia H. Gill, Assemblyman Thomas P. Giblin, and Assemblywoman Sheila Y. Oliver.